Active in Boston, Mass.; Egypt
Size: Transcript: 26 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Dows Dunham conducted 1971 October 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Discusses his development of an interest in art as a young man and his interest in Egyptian art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Dows Dunham (1890-1984) was a curator at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.