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Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em>, 1956

Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956

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Title: Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition <em>Illuminations of fifty great paintings</em>, 1956

Date: 1956

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 25 x 21 cm.

Description: Identification on attachment on verso (typewritten): Welded aluminum frame which holds lighting fixtures is fastened to interior of a viewing unit ... Cool, white fluorescent light is used, with each installation wired to meet every inspection demand. Every viewing unit and transparency presented a separate lighting problem, because of the meticulous care taken to re-create the quality and mood of the original painting. Assembly of viewing units and lighting was done by the Russell Blackler Studios, New York.

Forms part of: American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969

Citation: Men assembling aluminum holders for the light fixtures in the fiber glass viewing units for the Life Magazine exhibition Illuminations of fifty great paintings, 1956 / unidentified photographer. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11678