R.I.S.D. Museum

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1930

Location Note

album 228F

GUSN

GUSN-273510

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doorways
interior views
exterior views
museums (buildings)
fireplaces
moldings (object components)
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
gelatin silver prints

Additional Identification Number

album number 228F

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

April 2007

Reference Code

PC009.228F

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Originator

Weber, Paul J. (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
gelatin silver prints

Other People

Weber, Paul J.
Aldrich, William T.

Descriptive Terms

Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island
Providence, RI

Description Level

Item

Location Note

album 228F