Gewerbe Museum Exhibition at NCFA


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Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 53, Folder: 3

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The Ilka and Jacoby Lace Collection from the Gewerbe Museum, St. Gall, Switzerland, exhibited in the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, gallery at the Natural History Building, February 11- March 4,1962. The exhibit, arranged in cooperation with the Ambassador of Switzerland, Dr. August R. Lindt, and the Swiss Cotton and Embroidery Industry, presents a history of lace from the 16th century to the present. It subsequently toured the United States under the aegis of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. This opening day photograph shows L to R: Thomas M. Beggs, director of NCFA; Remington Kellogg, assistant secretary of the SI and Dr. Lindt. Background shows rare antique needlepoint.


  • Beggs, Thomas M
  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service


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F3 contains several additional photographs of attendees at the opening day reception.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 53, Folder: 3

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



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  • Lindt, August R
  • Art
  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Lace and lace making
  • Exhibitions
  • Gewerbe Museum
  • Ilka and Jacoby Lace Collection
  • Art--Exhibitions


  • Photographic print
  • Event

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

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