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Steel Chair Designed by Peter Cooper

Steel Chair Designed by Peter Cooper
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
c. 1953
During the 1830s Peter Cooper designed the first steel chair in America. This chair became part of the collections of the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration. The Cooper Union Museum was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution on July 1, 1968, and was renamed the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 6, Folder: Cooper, Peter - Esq. Specific Information About
Steel Chair, Decorative arts, Chairs
Cooper, Peter 1791-1883, Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, National Collections
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Photographic print, Object
Local Number:
SIA2011-2177 and 3785
Physical Description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!5792~!0#focus
Steel Chair Designed by Peter Cooper

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