The Carnegie Mansion, New Home of the Cooper-Hewitt

ID: 95-20298

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 287, Box 18, Folder: 13

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Summary

The Carnegie Mansion, built between 1898-1902, underwent major renovation in order to become the new home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Carnegie Mansion (New York, N.Y.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

From a press release kit; photographs sent from Carl Byoir & Associates, Inc., 800 Second Avenue New York, N.Y. 10017

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 287, Box 18, Folder: 13

Contact information

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

Date

1976

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Restoration
  • New Museums
  • New Galleries
  • Dwellings
  • Renovations
  • Buildings

Place

  • New York (State)
  • New York (N.Y.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

95-20298

Physical description

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

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