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Reinhardt, Richard H., 1921-1998  Search this
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Cute, Virginia  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver  Search this
Fleming, Erik, Baron  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
45 Pages Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 19 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
An interview of Richard Reinhardt conducted 1991 Aug. 22, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.<br /> 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.
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: 35mm microfilm reel 4778 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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.
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
Jewelry making -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Silverwork -- Technique  Search this
Silversmiths -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Handicraft -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Jewelry makers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art