Cornell Evans, Ryo Nishimi, John Marshall

ID: 82-13258-19

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1982

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1982

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Summary

Cornell Evans, Ryo Nishiumi and John Marshall with paulownia wood they use to make storage boxes for the Freer Gallery of Art's Oriental Scrolls. The boxes must be technically perfect to ensure an effective seal against humidity. The craftsmen also use the paulownia to make "futomaki" - a special type of protective roller - which must be custom fit for each scroll to prevent the delicate paper or silk from becoming creased.

Subject

  • Marshall, John
  • Nishiumi, Ryo
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, December 1982

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: December 1982

Contact information

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

Date

1982

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Wood
  • Art, Oriental
  • Employees
  • Scrolls
  • Ecology
  • Museums
  • Packing
  • Personnel management
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Evans, Cornell
  • Exhibitions
  • Protection
  • Art--Packing
  • Art--Protection
  • Conservation
  • Museums--Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • African Americans

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

82-13258-19

Physical description

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

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