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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Carrig-Rohane Shop records, 1903-1962

Carrig-Rohane Shop records, 1903-1962

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A Finding Aid to the Carrig-Rohane Shop Records,
1903-1962
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Jill Lundin
Scope and Content Note
The Carrig-Rohane Shop records date from 1903 to 1962, and measure 6.7 linear feet. The records document the founding of the company, frame design and production, and the financial transactions of the shop. Series 2: Frame Orders and Specifications is particulary valuable for researching the frames used for late 19th and early 20th century American works of art. The frame patterns can be cross-referenced with the orders to obtain visual documentation of the frame desing used with a specific work of art. The frame patterns are also useful for researchers interested in the history of frame design.
The records of the Carrig-Rohane Shop also include financial and business records, printed material, sketches of frames, and photographs of sketches and sculptures.
Language
English
Provenance
The Carrig-Rohane Shop records were donated by Robert Churchill Vose, Jr., Duxbury, Massachusetts, April 4, 1974, January 13, 1975, April 5, 1984, February 1, 1986, and March 17, 1987.
Funding for the processing and microfilming of this collection was provided by a grant from the Eli Wilner & Company, Inc., New York, New York.
Processing Information
The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Jill Lundin in 1994.