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Oral history interview with Richard Reinhardt, 1991 Aug. 22

view Oral history interview with Richard Reinhardt, 1991 Aug. 22 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Reinhardt, Richard H., 1921-1998
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina
Subject:
Cute, Virginia
Fleming, Erik
Withers, Margret Craver
Handy & Harman (Firm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art.School of Industrial Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript 45 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 19 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Richard Reinhardt conducted 1991 Aug. 22, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Reinhardt discusses Virginia Cute and her classes in jewelry making at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art in the 1940's; Margret Craver Withers and the late 1940's Handy & Harman workshops where Baron Erik Fleming taught new silversmithing techniques; exhibition of work produced during the 1948 workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in that year; changes in the Pennsylvania Museum School over the years; and crafts in Philadelphia.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Reinhardt, 1991 Aug. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 4778 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Richard Reinhardt (1921-1998) was a jewelry maker, industrial designer, furniture maker, and educator from Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Decorative arts
Handicraft
Interviews
Jewelry makers
Jewelry making
Silversmiths
Silverwork
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12359
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214621
AAA_collcode_reinha91
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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