Reception Room, Carnegie Mansion, Home of the Cooper-Hewitt

ID: 95-20311

Creator: Cunningham, Bill

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1974

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 105, Folder: 25

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Summary

The reception room in the renovated Carnegie Mansion, New York City, the new home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, with a large chandelier hanging from the ceiling.The reception room of the leads out to the garden and is outfitted for a March 1974 benefit auction.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Stamp on back of photograph: Bill Cunningham, 881 7th Ave., N.Y.C., JU 2-0457

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 267, Box 105, Folder: 25

Contact information

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

Date

1974

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Chandeliers
  • Decorative arts
  • Museums--New York City

Place

New York City

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

95-20311

Physical description

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

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