Edith Halpert and Mrs. Charles Sheeler at Opening of Sheeler Exhibit

ID: SIA2011-2387 or 67403-33A or MAH-67403.33A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: October 9, 1969

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 320, Box 4, Folder: 7 Sheeler Opening

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Summary

Edith Halpert, on the left, and Mrs. Charles Sheeler, seated, chat during the opening of the memorial exhibition of the work of Charles Sheeler at the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum, on October 9, 1969. Charles Rettew Sheeler, Jr. (July 16, 1883 - May 7, 1965) was an American artist. He is recognized as one of the founders of American modernism and one of the master photographers of the 20th century.

Subject

  • Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965
  • Sheeler, Mrs. Charles
  • Halpert, Edith
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This file contains 10 other pictures of this event.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 320, Box 4, Folder: 7 Sheeler Opening

Contact information

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

Date

October 9, 1969

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Topic

  • Art
  • Openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Art--Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2387 or 67403-33A or MAH-67403.33A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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