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Selected records relating to Philadelphia City Hall Sculpture Ornamentation, 1897-1901

Creator:
Philadelphia (Pa.). Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings
Subject:
Calder, Alexander Milne
McArthur, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 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:
Materials documenting John McArthur and Alexander Milne Calder's work on Philadelphia City Hall including: F. Faust's THE CITY HALL, PHILADELPHIA, (1879) which contains ca. 200 plates of both the interior and exterior; and a scrapbook of photographs of architectural drawings, plans, and details of ornamentation, identifying most of the sculpture locations and allegorical significance, and photographs of Calder with models.
Citation:
Selected records relating to Philadelphia City Hall Sculpture Ornamentation, 1897-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3602 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Philadelphia City Archives.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Philadelphia City Archives.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architectural photography
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9968
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212658
AAA_collcode_philcomm
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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