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Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the Objects: USA exhibition

view Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the <em>Objects: USA</em> exhibition digital asset number 1
Subject:
Johnson, Samuel Curtis
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not after 1969
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Typewritten caption on affixed sheet: Object:USA; Samuel C. Johnson, president and chairman of the Johnson Wax company, displays a ceramic jewel box that will be part of a unique collection to be called Objects:USA, the Johnson collection of contemporary crafts. Mr. Johnson announced the company's plan to assemble more than 300 works by America's master craftsmen during a news conference at Lincoln Center in New York City. The collection, which is expected to be completely assembled by 1969, will tour museums and colleges in the United States.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Decorative arts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13780
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Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984
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Archives of American Art
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