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Men handling the fiberglass viewing units made to hold enlarged transparencies in the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings

view Men handling the fiberglass viewing units made to hold enlarged transparencies in 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 ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): Viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition "Illuminations of fifty great paintings" are made of lightweight but sturdy molded fiberglass. Overlaying strips of the material are worked together with resin into wooden molds. Individual sections are dried at room temperature for about one-half hour. Twenty-three units were made from a 7 x 7 foot mold, two from the 9 x 7 foot size. About one unit was produced every two days. Viewing units were made by Steiner Plastics, Glen Cove, New York.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11681
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American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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