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[Photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow], Richard Carver Wood, photographer, 1939

Creator:
Wood, Richard Carver
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 photographs: 29.5 X 24.7 cm mounted b&w
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Four photographs taken by Richard Carver Wood of the dedication of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture, "To the Morrow," created for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Pictured in the photographs with the sculpture are Whitney, Juliana Force, Mayor La Guardia, and Grover Whalen, the official Wold's Fair greeter, among others.
Citation:
[Photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow], Richard Carver Wood, photographer, 1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Richard Carver Wood was a photographer and architect in New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by Avis Berman, who received the photographs from Carl Rieser, nephew of Julianna Force, first Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15801
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)289229
AAA_collcode_woodrich
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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