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Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

view Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em> digital asset number 1
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1956
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): Welded aluminum frame which holds lighting fixtures is fastened to interior of a viewing unit ... Cool, white fluorescent light is used, with each installation wired to meet every inspection demand. Every viewing unit and transparency presented a separate lighting problem, because of the meticulous care taken to re-create the quality and mood of the original painting. Assembly of viewing units and lighting was done by the Russell Blackler Studios, New York.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11678
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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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