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Stanford White: Artistic Furnishings, Interior Decorations (April 4-6, 1907)

Collection Creator:
American Art Association  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 73
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
American Art Association Records, circa 1853-1929, bulk circa 1885-1922. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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American Art Association Records / Series 9: Thomas Ellis Kirby Personal Papers / 9.6: Auction Records
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-amerarta-ref803

Chita Rivera

Artist:
ADÁL, 1 Nov 1948 - 9 Dec 2020  Search this
Sitter:
Chita Rivera, born 23 Jan 1933  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 18.9 × 19.1 cm (7 7/16 × 7 1/2")
Sheet: 25.1 × 20.2 cm (9 7/8 × 7 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1984
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Mirror  Search this
Chita Rivera: Female  Search this
Chita Rivera: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Chita Rivera: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Chita Rivera: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Chita Rivera: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Chita Rivera: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquisition made possible through the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Object number:
NPG.2014.57
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
©1984 Adál
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4efdf6983-5640-4292-b72d-8cbff7d75865
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.57

Journals: Leaves of Wesley Heights

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 3
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
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ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref139
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Clubs and Organizations, Lockbourne Officers' Wives Club

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection / Series 2: Military Career / 2.3: Materials Arranged by Posting / 2.3.9: Lockbourne AAB/AAF/AFB (Lockbourne, OH), Base Commander
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1829
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Bertha Schaefer papers and gallery records, 1909-1975, bulk 1940-1965

Creator:
Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971  Search this
Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971  Search this
Subject:
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Greene, Balcomb  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Ben-Zion  Search this
Vasilieff, Nicholas  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Zóbel, Fernando  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
New Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Bertha Schaefer Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9497
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211695
AAA_collcode_schabert
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211695
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James McNeill Whistler collection

Creator:
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Names:
Company of the Butterfly  Search this
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)  Search this
Salon (Exhibition : Paris, France)  Search this
Salon des refusés  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Anderson, Christine  Search this
Beck, J. W.  Search this
Boehm, Joseph Edgar, Sir, 1834-1890  Search this
Bronson, Katharine de Kay, 1834-1901  Search this
Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924  Search this
Burnett, Swan M. (Swan Moses), 1847-1906  Search this
Ford, Sheridan, d. 1922  Search this
Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913  Search this
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870  Search this
Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron, 1830-1896  Search this
Lucas, George A., 1824-1909  Search this
Pollitt, Herbert Charles Jerome, 1871-1942  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Pamphlets
Date:
1863-1906, circa 1940
Summary:
The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and provides scattered documentation of the career of American-born British-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) through 39 items from Whistler to various recipients, including 25 letters, 9 telegraphs, 3 invitations, one thank you card and a postcard. The collection also contains 4 letters from others, 7 catalogs of Whistler exhibitions, a note from the back of Whistler's painting The Beach at Selsey Bill, and a 1906 copy of Wilde v. Whistler: being an acromonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler, a pamphlet containing letters originally published in London newspapers between 1885 and 1890.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and provides scattered documentation of the career of American-born British-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) through 39 items from Whistler to various recipients, including 25 letters, 9 telegraphs, 3 invitations, one thank you card and a postcard. The collection also contains 4 letters from others, 7 catalogs of Whistler exhibitions, a note from the back of Whistler's painting The Beach at Selsey Bill, and a 1906 copy of Wilde v. Whistler: being an acromonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler, a pamphlet containing letters originally published in London newspapers between 1885 and 1890.

The Whistler letters found here touch on some important events in Whistler's career. One letter to George Lucas, an American art dealer in Paris, discusses his plans to send Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl to the Paris Salon of 1863. Rejected by the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 1862, the painting was also refused by the Paris Salon but shown ultimately in the landmark exhibition at the Salon des Refusés.

Also found are a circa 1879 letter to the eldest son of Robert E. Lee, General George Washington Custis Lee, with whom Whistler had been a cadet at West Point, recommending sculptor Joseph Boehm for an equestrian statue for memorializing Lee and expressing Whistler's veneration for the Confederate general; a circa 1880 letter from Whistler, written during his 14 months in Venice, to Katharine de Kay Bronson, who presided over the expatriate community there; 2 circa 1892-1893 letters documenting Whistler's determination to pursue Sheridan Ford through the courts in response to Ford's publication of a contraband version of Whistler's book The Gentle Art of Making Enemies; and a circa 1897 letter to J. W. Beck, sent in response to Beck's request on behalf of the Royal Academy that he exhibit with the British contingent at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. In the letter Whistler insults Sir Frederic Leighton, the Royal Academy's president, retaliating against previous slights including having his paintings hung well above eye-level, or "skied".

Although few, if any, records survive about the creation of The Company of the Butterfly, a syndicate established in 1897 for selling Whistler's work, the collection contains one letter from Christine Anderson, the secretary of the Company, to one of it's first clients, Herbert Charles Pollitt.

The collection also contains an 1883 invitation from Whistler to Dr. Swan Burnett and his wife, children's author Frances Hodgson Burnett, to view etchings and drypoints and a note written by Whistler and signed with the butterfly, taken from the back of the painting Beach at Selsey Bill (1865).

Seven catalogs dating from 1892-1910 and circa 1940 document Whistler exhibitions in London and the United States.

Seven of the Whistler items are signed with his butterfly signature and all letters sent after his wife's death in May 1896 are on mourning stationary.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 1 series:

Series 1: James McNeill Whistler Collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940 (Box 1; 0.2 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
London-based painter and etcher, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and lived in St. Petersburg and London as a child before returning to the United States on the death of his father in 1849. After a failed attempt at a military career at West Point from 1851-1853, he worked as a draftsman for the Coast Survey from 1854-1855 where he received technical instruction in etching. Whistler then left for Paris and remained an expatriot for the rest of his life, living alternately in Paris and London. He studied briefly in Paris at the Ecole Impériale, but was influenced more heavily by his own studies of the great masters and his contemporaries, including Henri Fantin-Latour, Charles Baudelaire, Gustave Courbet, and Edouard Manet.

Whistler's reputation as an etcher was firmly established with the 1858 publication of his group of "French Set" etchings. Shortly thereafter he settled in London and began work on his first major painting At the Piano (1859). His paintings, such as Symphony in White No. 1 The White Girl, (1862; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.) and later portraits such as Arrangement in Black and Grey No. 1: The Artist's Mother (1871; Musée d'Orsay, Paris), won him international acclaim. His style was not easily defined although he was influenced by Realism and Impressionism and by Japanese art styles, which can be seen in his "Nocturne" landscapes, exhibited in 1877 at the Grovesnor Gallery in London, and influenced the development of his "butterfly signature" in the 1860s.

When art critic John Ruskin wrote a scathing review of the "Nocturnes" exhibition, Whistler sued for libel and won, although the resulting legal fees drove him into bankruptcy. He spent 14 months in Venice on a commission for the Fine Art Society and produced a succession of etchings and pastels that were subsequently exhibited in 1883 and helped to stabilize his financial situation.

In 1885 Whistler, famous for his witty and flamboyant personality, published his Ten O'Clock Lecture which espoused his belief in "art for arts sake," and asserted his refusal to ascribe narratives or morality to his art. Whistler's "Ten O'Clock" drew a response from Oscar Wilde and a public discourse between the two men followed in the London newspapers. It was later published in the pamphlet Wilde v. Whistler: being an acrimonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler.

In 1890 Whistler published The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, a collection of his best letters and witticisms. The book had originally been the idea of American journalist Sheridan Ford, to whom Whistler had advanced money which he then withdrew with the intent of completing the project alone. When Ford retaliated with a contraband edition of the book, Whistler pursued him through the courts and Ford was tried in Belgium in 1891.

Toward the end of his life Whistler focused increasingly on etching, drypoint and lithography, in addition to interior decoration such as the Peacock Room for Frederick Leyland's London residence begun in 1876. A happy marriage to Beatrix Godwin in 1888 ended in her death in May 1896. By the time of his death in London in 1903, Whistler was regarded as major artist of international renown.
Related Material:
The Archives holds several collections relating to James McNeill Whistler including the Katherine Prince collection relating to James McNeill Whistler, 1835- 1892; Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers concerning James McNeill Whistler in the New York Public Library, 1850-1902 and Selected papers concerning James McNeill Whistler in the New York Public Library, 1830-1950 (available on microfilm only, reel N25; originals reside at the New York Public Library); and James McNeill Whistler collection in the University of Glasgow, Special Collections, circa 1830-1963 (available on microfilm only, reels 4600-4611 and 4683-4699; originals reside in the Glasgow University Library, Dept. of Special Collections).
Provenance:
The collection was compiled from a series of accessions donated between 1959 and 2003. Most of the items in the collection were given to the Archives of American Art by Charles Feinberg in 1959. The pamphlet Wilde v. Whistler was donated by Mrs. Lois Field in 1964 and an invitation to Dr. and Mrs. Burnett was donated by Martha Fleischman in 2003.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- France -- Paris  Search this
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Etchers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Pamphlets
Citation:
James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.whisjame2
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Zitkála-Šá

Artist:
Joseph Turner Keiley, 26 Jul 1869 - 21 Jan 1914  Search this
Sitter:
Zitkála-Šá, 22 Feb 1876 - 26 Jan 1938  Search this
Medium:
Glycerine-developed platinum print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 12.4 x 10.3cm (4 7/8 x 4 1/16")
Mount: 33.1 x 24.9cm (13 1/16 x 9 13/16")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1898
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Blanket  Search this
Zitkála-Šá: Female  Search this
Zitkála-Šá: Literature\Writer  Search this
Zitkála-Šá: Society and Social Change\Reformer  Search this
Zitkála-Šá: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
Zitkála-Šá: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Lobbyist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2006.10
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44b01ba3c-3295-4495-af77-a8eb439535f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2006.10

Oral history interview with Ingrid Hutton, 1993 March 4

Interviewee:
Hutton, Ingrid  Search this
Hutton, Ingrid  Search this
Interviewer:
Long, Rose-Carol Washton  Search this
Subject:
Hutton, Leonard, Sir  Search this
Leonard Hutton Galleries  Search this
Hutton-Hutschnecker Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Russian -- 20th century  Search this
Constructivism (Art)  Search this
Expressionism (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12327
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215327
AAA_collcode_hutton93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215327

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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View of chandelier and oculus at Cornelius Vanderbilt residence at 1 West 57th Street in New York City

Photographer:
Darling, C. M.  Search this
Darling, C. M.  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
not before 1894
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17895
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17895

Magazine article featuring the Luxembourg House in New York

Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
between 1929 and 1947
Topic:
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11525
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Harold Sterner papers, 1929-1978
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Musicorner room designed by John Vassos displayed at the American at Home Pavilion, 1940 New York World's Fair

Photographer:
Smith, Richard Averill  Search this
Smith, Richard Averill  Search this
Subject:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940
Topic:
Display rooms and spaces  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8172
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John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8172

John Vassos design album

Creator:
Vassos, John, 1898-1985  Search this
Vassos, John, 1898-1985  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
194-?
Topic:
Designers  Search this
Industrial design  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8229
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John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Meyercord Co. decal publicity photo

Creator:
Ken Schmid Studio  Search this
Ken Schmid Studio  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1950
Topic:
Decalomania  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8570
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Arlene Taylor papers, [ca. 1938-1965]
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Archives of American Art
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Lighting (volume 20, number 6)

Creator:
Krieger, James  Search this
Krieger, James  Search this
Subject:
Vassos, John  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1931 Jul
Topic:
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9630
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John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989
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Archives of American Art
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Pencil points, a journal for the drafting room

Creator:
Pencil Points Press  Search this
Pencil Points Press  Search this
Subject:
Vassos, John  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1930 October
Topic:
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9636
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John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Strauss residence living room design sketches

Creator:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, 1905-1976  Search this
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, 1905-1976  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1964
Topic:
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10349
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1915-1977
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Archives of American Art
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Homes of the brave scrapbook

Subject:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
1954
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10351
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1915-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale scrapbook

Type:
Albums
Date:
1944
Topic:
Furniture  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10354
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1915-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Interior designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

Type:
Photographs
Date:
1956
Topic:
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11451
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1915-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11451

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