Chairs on Display in Cooper-Hewitt's "Please Be Seated" Exhibit

ID: SIA2011-1454 and 67424-4

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 4, Folder: 15

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An exhibition of contemporary chairs called "Please Be Seated" presented at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in conjunction with the Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts.


  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • American Federation of Arts


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Additional information about the exhibition can be found in the Annual Report for 1969.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 4, Folder: 15

Contact information

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



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  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Chairs
  • Exhibitions
  • Furnishings
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts
  • Furniture


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2011-1454 and 67424-4

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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