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W.E.B. Du Bois: Recharting Modern Design

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-02-10T18:59:27.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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cooperhewitt
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edanmdm:yt_PZ0eCq_vKUg

The Interiors of Charles Rohlfs - Joseph Cunningham

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-24T03:27:04.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
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edanmdm:yt_QunwiAnpei0

Rococo, The Continuing Curve

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-24T03:49:13.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vjMCjhzR5Q0

Paris 1900: masterworks of French poster art. Edited by Hermann Schardt

Author:
Schardt, Hermann 1912-  Search this
Folkwangschule für Gestaltung  Search this
Physical description:
184 p. 72 col. plates. 35 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Posters, French  Search this
Decoration and ornament--Art nouveau  Search this
Call number:
NC1807.F7 P3413 1970b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_651946

Ibibio wooden figure seated on a barrel, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Ibibio (African people)  Search this
Ibibio (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1969-04
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Ibibio wooden figure seated on a barrel. Probably from a shrine of the Idiong. The superior grade of the Ekpo (Spirit) Society. Formerly the main Ibibio Organization for Social Control Design like Art Nouveau. 35 inches. Wears Idiong ring. Indicates wearer's rank"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2015-015-0994
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ibibio
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71a4b02b4-2b2c-4ebe-bdf6-4bf3d3b3685b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2601

Art Nouveau Bing: The Paris Style, ca. 1987

Container:
Box 1 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-129, Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa03-129-refidd1e331

Art Nouveau stamp box

Medium:
metal (brown)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 1 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 1/8 in. (3.18 x 5.56 x 2.86 cm)
Type:
Commercial Products
Date:
late 19th-early 20th Century
Object number:
2012.2007.32
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm82b380fd8-c4a7-45df-ade4-33abadd19c0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2012.2007.32
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Newspaper and Journal Articles: General

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
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Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 3: General materials of Hattie Meyers Junkin
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2f9c2563e-5c4a-47d6-abbb-276111be86a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref141
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The Jaenecke Printing Ink Co. [leaflet]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Jaenecke Printing Ink Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., approx.7" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Advertisements
Leaflets
Date:
1901
Scope and Contents:
Illustration on obverse shows a horned, devilish figure in red and four smaller, sinister impish figures, each a different color, pouring tubes of ink. Marked "1901" in pencil on obverse. Art Nouveau design in pink on verso.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000113-1.tif and AC0060-0000113-2.tif
General:
In Box 1, Folder: Jaenecke.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Imps  Search this
Devil  Search this
Ink  Search this
Printing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 1900-1910
Leaflets
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Inks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Inks
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Inks / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Inks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a5f51d9c-19a9-4794-a3d3-41cc39812bfa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-inks-ref520
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Hartman Magazine of Health [catalogue]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Peruna Drug Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Catalogs
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration: Woman in kimono holding flowers in left hand, looking off to right; she has long black hair. Art Nouveau decorative motifs on either side of illustration.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000115.tif
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Drugs  Search this
Kimonos  Search this
Hospitals  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogs
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Manufacturers / Patent Medicines
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8adbc6e0e-3b11-428d-8244-046d9a9efc15
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-patentmedicines-ref643

Breck Girls Collection

Creator:
Williams, Ralph William  Search this
Breck Company.  Search this
Dial Corporation.  Search this
American Cyanamid Company  Search this
Sheldon, Charles  Search this
Names:
Basinger, Kim  Search this
Gray, Erin  Search this
Hamill, Joan  Search this
Shields, Brooke  Search this
Tiegs, Cheryl  Search this
Extent:
6.5 Cubic feet (16 boxes, 188 pieces of original artwork)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Pastels (visual works)
Advertisements
Business records
Date:
circa 1936-1995
Summary:
The collection documents the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood through correspondence, photographs, paintings, and print advertisements.
Scope and Contents:
188 pieces of original advertising art (mostly pastel drawings), and photographs, correspondence, and business records, documenting the development and evolution of the Breck Girls advertising campaign. Original advertising art includes portraits of famous models, such as Cheryl Tiegs, Brooke Shields, Kim Basinger, and Erin Gray. Artists represented include Charles Sheldon and Ralph William Williams. The 2006 addendum consists of approximately one sixth of one cubic foot of papers relating to Cynthia Brown's selection as a Breck Girl, 1988 and her induction into the Breck Hall of Fame.
Arrangement:
Collection divided into four series.

Series 1: Company history, 1946-1990

Series 2: Photographs, 1960-1995

Series 3: Print ads, 1946-1980

Series 4: Original artwork, 1936-1994
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. John Breck is credited with developing one of the first liquid shampoos in the United States, in Springfield Massachusetts in 1908; Breck is also credited with introducing the first ph-balanced shampoo, in 1930. During the early years of the business, distribution remained localized in New England, and the product was sold exclusively to beauty salons until 1946. Advertising for the brand began in 1932, but appeared only in trade publications, such as Modern Beauty Shop.

Edward Breck, son of the founder, assumed management of the company in 1936. Breck became acquainted with Charles Sheldon, an illustrator and portrait painter who is believed to have studied in Paris under Alphonse Mucha, an artist noted for his contributions to Art Nouveau style. Sheldon had achieved some measure of fame for his paintings of movie stars for the cover of Photoplay magazine in the 1920s, and had also done idealized pastel portraits for the cover of Parents magazine. He created his first pastel portraits for Breck in 1936, launching what would become one of America's longest running ad campaigns. When the company began national advertising (and mass distribution) in 1946, the campaign featured Sheldon's 1937 painting of seventeen-year old Roma Whitney, a spirited blonde. Ms. Whitney's profile was registered as Breck's trademark in 1951. When he retired in 1957, Sheldon had created 107 oil paintings and pastels for the company. Sheldon was known to favor ordinary women over professional models, and in the early years of the campaign, the Breck Girls were Breck family members, neighbors or residents of the community in which he worked; company lore holds that nineteen Breck Girls were employees of the advertising agency he founded in 1940. A Breck advertising manager later described Sheldon's illustrations as, "illusions, depicting the quality and beauty of true womanhood using real women as models." The paintings and pastels form a coherent, if derivative, body of work which celebrates an idealized vision of American girlhood and womanhood, an ideal in which fair skin, beauty and purity are co-equal.

Ralph William Williams was hired to continue the Breck Girls campaign after Sheldon's retirement. Between 1957 and his death in 1976, Williams modified the Breck Girl look somewhat through the use of brighter colors and a somewhat heightened sense of movement and individuality. The advertising manager during his tenure recalled that Aat first Williams continued in Sheldon' manner, but in later years, as women became more independent, he would take care to integrate each girl' particular personality; he studied each girl and learned her special qualities. During these years, Breck Girls were identified through the company's sponsorship of America's Junior Miss contests. Williams work includes pastels of celebrities Cybil Shepard (1968 Junior Miss from Tennessee), Cheryl Tiegs (1968), Jaclyn Smith (1971, 1973), Kim Basinger (1972, 1974) and Brooke Shields (1974) very early in their careers.

By the 1960s, at the height of its success, Breck held about a twenty percent share of the shampoo market and enjoyed a reputation for quality and elegance. Ownership of the company changed several times (American Cyanamid in 1963; Dial Corporation in 1990). The corresponding fluctuations in management of the company and in advertising expenditures tended to undermine the coherence of the national advertising campaign. In addition, despite William's modifications, the image had become dated. Attempts to update the image misfired, further limiting the brand's coherence and effectiveness. Finally, increased competition and an absence of brand loyalty among consumers through the 1970s and 1980s helped push Breck from its number one position into the bargain bin. The Breck Girl campaign was discontinued around 1978, although there have been at least two minor revivals, first in 1992 with the Breck Girls Hall of Fame, and again in 1995 when a search was begun to identify three new Breck Women. Scope and Content: The 188 pieces of original advertising art (62 oil paintings on board, 2 pencil sketches on paper, and 124 pastels on paper) and related photographs, correspondence and business files in this collection document the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood. The collection is a perfect fit with other 20th century Archives Center collections documenting the efforts of American business to reach the female consumer market. The Estelle Ellis Collection (advertising and promotions for Seventeen, Charm, Glamour and House & Garden and many other clients) the Cover Girl Collection (make-up), the Maidenform Collection (brassieres), and the Tupperware Collections offer a prodigious body of evidence for understanding the role women were expected to play as consumers in the 20th century.

These advertising images also offer fertile ground for research into the evolution of popular images of American girlhood and womanhood. The research uses of the collection derive primarily from its value as an extensive visual catalog of the ideal types of American women and girls, arising and coalescing during a period in which 19th century ideals of womanhood were being revisited (the depression, the war years, the immediate post-war period) and continuing, with slight modifications and revisions, through several decades during which those historical ideals were being challenged and revised.
Related Materials:
Several items of packaging, 1930s-1980s are held in the former Division of Home and Community Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life); an 18k gold Breck insignia pin is in the former.
Provenance:
The Dial Corporation through Jane Owens, Senior Vice President, Gift, June 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Shampoos -- advertising  Search this
Hair -- Shampooing  Search this
advertising -- 20th century  Search this
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)  Search this
Beauty contestants  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-2000
Pastels (visual works)
Advertisements -- 20th century
Business records -- 20th century
Citation:
Breck Girls Collection, ca. 1936-1995, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0651
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Breck Girls Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8391c0d4c-0f44-4123-acb3-bd54f8a86aa3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0651
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Winsor Z. McCay: Aspects of American art nouveau: typescript, 1973

Creator:
O'Sullivan, Judith  Search this
Subject:
McCay, Winsor  Search this
Citation:
Winsor Z. McCay: Aspects of American art nouveau: typescript, 1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6977
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209106
AAA_collcode_osuljudi
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209106

McKissick Museums exhibition catalogs, 1979-1981

Creator:
McKissick Museums  Search this
Citation:
McKissick Museums exhibition catalogs, 1979-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7962
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210130
AAA_collcode_mckimuse
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210130

Adeline Oppenheim Guimard papers, 1904-1943

Creator:
Guimard, Adeline Oppenheim, 1872-  Search this
Citation:
Adeline Oppenheim Guimard papers, 1904-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8279
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210450
AAA_collcode_guimadel
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210450

Leonard Kaplan papers, 1939-1982

Creator:
Kaplan, Leonard, 1922-  Search this
Citation:
Leonard Kaplan papers, 1939-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9437
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211635
AAA_collcode_kaplleon
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211635

Mabel Alvarez papers, 1898-1987

Creator:
Alvarez, Mabel, 1891-1985  Search this
Subject:
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Honolulu Academy of Arts  Search this
Otis Art Institute  Search this
San Joaquin Pioneer Museum  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Mabel Alvarez papers, 1898-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5410
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211786
AAA_collcode_alvamabe
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Diaries
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211786
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Robert Koch papers, 1913-2002

Creator:
Koch, Robert, 1918-2003  Search this
Subject:
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933  Search this
Citation:
Robert Koch papers, 1913-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art nouveau  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11579
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248820
AAA_collcode_kochrobe
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248820

Untitled scrapbook

Container:
Box 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1911-1913
Scope and Contents:
This album has an "Art Nouveau" cover and contains postcards primarily from Hawaii showing Native Hawaiians surfing, processing sugar cane, rice fields, beach scenes, volcanos, and hula dancing. A few postcards from New York's Fort Slocum, Panama abd the Philippines.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8339927b0-598b-447e-ae12-23e32c4e70f9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0468-ref574

Caroline R. Somers scrapbook

Container:
Box 44
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1905-circa 1912
Scope and Contents:
Gray green art nouveau cover with flowers and beach scene with tourists. Scrapbook of postcards about half of which are of buildings and scenes in New York City and Brooklyn. There are also postcards of Albany along the udson, port scenes and boats, Newburgh, Yonkers, Dehli (New York), Auburn and Syracuse. Several images of New York City subway.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88e825b33-a9eb-440e-b4af-a19d37623b4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0468-ref578

Art nouveau metro station, Paris (France)

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Paris (France)
France
Date:
circa 1936
General:
Strip number: 4335, 4336; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: CSL - Paris
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-064335
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs / Trip to France
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b0673e0f-8274-4946-aa8a-a864a4d41a45
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref4124

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