Art Objects Displayed at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

ID: 95-20309

Creator: Cunningham, Bill

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1974

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

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A room displaying various art objects at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in the renovated Carnegie Mansion, New York City. The room is the original picture gallery or music room, located at the east end of the mansion, now arranged to display various objects from the museum's collections. Here the room is set up for a benefit auction in March 1974.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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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,



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  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • New Museums
  • Museums
  • New Galleries
  • Art objects
  • Decorative arts
  • Museums--New York City


New York City


  • Photographic print
  • Interior

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Physical description

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

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