Pell Collection of China, Glassware, and Rare Art Objects, NHB

ID: 2002-10661

Creator: Smithsonian Institution photographer

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 44A Folder 15; Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 312 Box 29 Folder 7

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Summary

Exhibition of the Pell Collection of china, glassware, and rare art objects. On display is an elaborately decorated marble topped breakfront, a display case of vases, plates and other ceramics lining a principal corridor paralleling main windows in the National Collection of Fine Arts gallery in the Natural History Building.

Author

Smithsonian Institution photographer

Subject

  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Alfred Duane Pell Collection
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

SIA RU312 Box 29 Folder 2 contains over 50 additional pictures of the installation. The original negative number is 22579-A, but that negative has been lost. Shows several display cases flanking a long corridor near outer wall of the NHB

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 44A Folder 15; Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 312 Box 29 Folder 7

Contact information

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

Date

1920s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Exhibitions
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art objects
  • Decorative arts

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-10661

Physical description

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

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