Handmade Paper Exhibit, SIB

ID: SIA2010-2456 or 17249 or MAH-17249

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1922

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 7

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Summary

Handmade Paper exhibit, exploring papermaking and watermarks, in the Division of Graphic Arts in the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle". The exhibit case is filled with a gift from Dard Hunter and includes paper moulds, watermarked paper, and watermarked Italian money. A statue can be seen to the left of the case.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

For further information about this exhibit see Helena Wright's "Dard Hunter at the Smithsonian," in Printing History 28 (1992).

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 17, Folder: 7

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1922

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Paper, Handmade
  • Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Watermarks
  • Exhibitions
  • Statues
  • Great Hall
  • Main Hall
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--Great Hall
  • Smithsonian Institution Building--Main Hall
  • Art, Asian

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

SIA2010-2456 or 17249 or MAH-17249

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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