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Rudolph Schaeffer lecture on the principles of design, 1959 October 29, from the Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994

Rudolph Schaeffer lecture on the principles of design, 1959 October 29

Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

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Title: Rudolph Schaeffer lecture on the principles of design

Date: 1959 October 29

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 4 min., 2 sec.

Description: Schaeffer discusses the principles and elements of design (for example repetition, opposition and subordination, as well as more general principles of rhythm, harmony and balance) set out by educator and artist Arthur Wesley Dow.

Creator: Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Rudolph Schaeffer lecture on the principles of design, 1959 October 29. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 11978