Finnish Crafts, NCFA

ID: 94-6796

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 37, Folder 9

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Entrance to the "Finnish Arts and Crafts" exhibit by the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, in the lower level of the North Hall of the Natural History Building. Works of Tapio Wirkkala and Rut Bryk are exhibited. The exhibit was sponsored by His Excellency Johan Nykopp, the Ambassador of Finland, April 29-May 17,1956.


  • Wirkkala, Tapio
  • Bryk, Rut
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building


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Folder 7 contains several additional photographs from this event.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 37, Folder 9

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



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Smithsonian Institution


  • Museum buildings
  • Art
  • Entrance halls
  • Art museums
  • North Hall
  • Exhibitions
  • Crafts
  • Galleries
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Arts and Industries Building--North Hall
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art objects
  • Finland




  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Physical description

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

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