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Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration drawings, [ca. 1820]-1943

Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, est. 1897
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 20,000 items (on 22 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Drawings, ca. 1820-1943, by 225 American artists from the drawing collection in the Cooper Union Museum. A description is included for each drawing.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art museum, N.Y., N.Y. Founded 1897. Name changed to Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Housed in the Carnegie Mansion, home of Andrew Carnegie.

Lent for microfilming 1963-1964 by Cooper Union Museum.

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