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Study photographs of decorative arts, musical instruments.

Check holdings at Special Collections  L3 : PHOTO ARCHIVE - DECORATIVE ARTS  (76.P.41 )()

  • Title:
    Study photographs of decorative arts, musical instruments.
  • Creation Date: 19--?
  • Arrangement: Arranged by country of origin.
  • Physical Desc.: 2 boxes (110 photographic prints) : b&w ; 35 cm..
  • Summary: This assembled collection of photographs illustrates mostly European keyboard, string, and wind instruments dating from the 17th to the early 20th centuries. The countries best represented are France, Italy, England, and Germany. Some 70% of the photographs were acquired from dealers (including French & Company, New York), auction houses, and commercial photographers; the rest were obtained from museums, in particular the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
  • Cumulative Index/Finding Aid: Finding aid for French & Company images only: Stock sheets and ledgers, 1909-1968 (Special Collections accn. no. 840027) and online database, FRCO, in the repository's STAR system, provide photograph level description and provenance information.
  • Notes: Title devised.
    Size of photographs varies; most 8 x 10 in.
  • Form/Genre: Photographic prints
  • Subjects: Musical instruments
  • Contributors: French & Company (New York, N.Y.)
  • LC Call Number: NK8550
  • ID/Accession Number: 1382-836
    76.P.41
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
    Photographs and permission to publish must be obtained from copyright holder(s).
  • OCLC Record Number: 80333514
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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