Cooper Union Museum's Metalwork Gallery

ID: SIA2011-2176 and 77

Creator: Rittase, William M. 1894-1968

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1945

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 35, Folder: Museum - Historiography

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Summary

George G. Raddin of the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration's Department of Humanities shows a class historic iron grillwork in the Metalwork Gallery. The Cooper Union Museum was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution on July 1, 1968, and was renamed the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design.

Subject

  • Raddin, George Gates 1906-
  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 35, Folder: Museum - Historiography

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1945

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Design
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Metal-work
  • Museum visitors
  • Metalwork
  • Decorative arts
  • Architectural design

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2176 and 77

Physical description

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

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