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R.I.S.D. Museum

Description

The album contains six exterior views and ten interior views of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. One phtoograph has been removed leaving an empty page. Several exterior views describe the front entrance and facade; others show rear and side views. Inside shots show sparsely filled rooms highlighting the sense of space and scale. Photographer also feature architectural details such as wall niches, moldings, staircases, a fireplace, panelling and the effects of natural light. This brick building with its federal style features was designed to fit in well with its neighboring structures.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1930
Date of Acquisition
April 2007
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 228F
GUSN
273510
Reference Code
PC009.228F

Record details

Originator
Weber, Paul J. (Photographer)
Other People
Aldrich, William T.
Weber, Paul J.
Descriptive Terms
Providence, RI
Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
doorways
exterior views
fireplaces
interior views
moldings (object components)
museums (buildings)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
gelatin silver prints
photograph albums
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Location Note
album 228F

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