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

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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.
Citation:
Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the Objects: USA exhibition, not after 1969 / unidentified photographer. Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
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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