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River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

view River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Garrison, Richard
Type:
Photographs
Date:
between 1940 and 1965
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Identification on attachment (typewritten): The new ballroom in the fashionable River Club. Lighted from life-size carved wood figures of sea gods holding cornucopias of bronze, with painted panels in between - inspired by Constantin Guys and the Victorian elegance of the 19th century. Walls and woodwork in rose beige.
This is the River Club in New York City.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Interior design
Murals
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11473
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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