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Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918

Creator:
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
A scrapbook containing printed material and photographs concerning Tiffany's work.
Citation:
Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook, 1902-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4022 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Henry B. Platt, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Painter, craftsman; New York City and Oyster Bay, N.Y. Was the son of the founder of Tiffany and Company jewelry firm of which he was vice president and director. Was also president and art director of Tiffany Studios, which produced Tiffany Favrile glass that he originated. In 1918 he established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for art students at Oyster Bay Long Island.
Provenance:
Lent 1988 by Henry Platt, great-grandson of Tiffany. The scrapbook was compiled by an employee of the firm in 1919 and given to Tiffany as a gesture of affection by the employee.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Artisans
Decorative arts
Painters
Painting, American
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8100
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210271
AAA_collcode_tiffloui
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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