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River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, between 1940 and 1965, from the Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977

River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, between 1940 and 1965

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Title: River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

Date: between 1940 and 1965

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

Description: Identification on attachment (typewritten): The new ballroom in the fashionable River Club. Lighted from life-size carved wood figures of sea gods holding cornucopias of bronze, with painted panels in between - inspired by Constantin Guys and the Victorian elegance of the 19th century. Walls and woodwork in rose beige.

This is the River Club in New York City.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: River Club ballroom designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, between 1940 and 1965 / Richard Garrison, photographer. Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11473