Woman Visitor to the Corning Glass Company

ID: SIA2011-0509 or 32046-D

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433 Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

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Summary

A woman visitor to the Corning Glass Company is looking at glass products produced by Corning and another woman seated appears to be stocking the shelves from a cart behind her. A man with a hat on stands over to the right. Corning Glass Company is a a manufacturer of glass and ceramic products for industrial, scientific and technical uses, at Corning, New York.

Subject

  • Corning Glass Works
  • Corning Incorporated

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, artist, curator and later Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
  • For other images of Corning Glass Works, see Neg. #s SIA2011-0492 through SIA2011-0509 and SIA2011-0515 through SIA2011-0523.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433 Ruel P. Tolman Collection, Box 3, Folder: 1 Scrapbook II, 1934-1942, "A-N"

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1935

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Topic

  • Manufacturing industries
  • Women
  • Glass
  • Plant layout
  • Factories
  • New York (State)

Place

  • Corning (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Interior

ID Number

SIA2011-0509 or 32046-D

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 2.25w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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