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Oral history interview with Edward Steichen, 1970 June 5

Oral history interview with Edward Steichen, 1970 June 5

Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973

Curator, Painter, Photographer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 23 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.

Summary: An interview of Edward Steichen conducted 1970 June 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Steichen (1879-1973) was a photographer from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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.

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Joanna T. Steichen 50 West 29th Street, New York, N.Y. 10001

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Edward Steichen, 1970 June 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.