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Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the <em>Objects: USA</em> exhibition

Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the Objects: USA exhibition

Johnson, Samuel Curtis

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Typewritten caption on affixed sheet: Object:USA; Samuel C. Johnson, president and chairman of the Johnson Wax company, displays a ceramic jewel box that will be part of a unique collection to be called Objects:USA, the Johnson collection of contemporary crafts. Mr. Johnson announced the company's plan to assemble more than 300 works by America's master craftsmen during a news conference at Lincoln Center in New York City. The collection, which is expected to be completely assembled by 1969, will tour museums and colleges in the United States.

Creator: Johnson, Samuel Curtis

Forms part of: Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984

Digital ID: 13780