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Section of aluminum truss for the 42 foot replica of the Sistine Chapel in the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

view Section of aluminum truss for the 42 foot replica of the Sistine Chapel in the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em> digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Kasper, Edward
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): Curved hollow-tube aluminum trusses support the lighting fixtures for the enlarged transparencies of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, part of the exhibition, "Illuminations of fifty great paintings." Diagonal struts for additional strength are shown being clamped into position before welding. Aluminum parts for the Sistine ceiling structure were made by Treitel-Gratz company, New York.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11679
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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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