Portrait of Ray Schwartz with Camera

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-11869-22]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: September 1978, Image No. 78-11869-22

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Summary

  • Portrait of Ray Schwartz, Freer Gallery of Art (FGA) photographer, posing with camera and pottery.
  • From Torch article: "When Raymond Schwartz came to the Freer Gallery 33 years ago as a guard, he performed a variety of duties-from showing the public through the art storage rooms and selling postcards to assisting the chief photographer. It was this last assignment that opened into a lifetime career and earned Schwartz an international reputation as a photographer of Oriental art."

Subject

  • Schwartz, Ray
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," September 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: September 1978, Image No. 78-11869-22

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1978
  • August 10, 1978

Restrictions & Rights

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Photographers
  • Photography
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Portraits
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-11869-22]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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