Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.
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.
Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956 / unidentified photographer. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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