[Photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow], Richard Carver Wood, photographer, 1939

Wood, Richard Carver
Photographer, Architect
Active in New York, N.Y.; Cambridge, Mass.

Collection size: 4 photographs: 29.5 X 24.7 cm mounted b&w

Collection Summary: Four photographs taken by Richard Carver Wood of the dedication of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture, "To the Morrow," created for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Pictured in the photographs with the sculpture are Whitney, Juliana Force, Mayor La Guardia, and Grover Whalen, the official Wold's Fair greeter, among others.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Carver Wood was a photographer and architect in New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.

Donated 2010 by Avis Berman, who received the photographs from Carl Rieser, nephew of Julianna Force, first Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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