Exhibition of Alfred Duane Pell Collection

ID: 2002-12133

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: circa 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 28, Folder 4

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Summary

Alfred Duane Pell Collection of Ceramics and Furniture exhibited in the National Collection of Fine Arts galleries at the Natural History Building. General view of long narrow exterior gallery, with objects displayed in glass cases lining walls right and left. Two large exterior windows of the Natural History Building on the left and doorways to other galleries on the right. An ornate desk is on display, front right, and a lavishly decorated urn on floor stand, left center.

Author

Unknown

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is 9351H.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Box 28, Folder 4

Contact information

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

Date

circa 1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Ceramics
  • Art
  • Pottery
  • Furniture
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Exhibitions
  • Alfred Duane Pell Collection
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Art--Collectors and collecting
  • Art--American
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-12133

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8x10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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