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Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow, 1939

Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow, 1939

Wood, Richard Carver

Photographer, Architect

Collection Information

Size: 4 photographs

Summary: Four b& w mounted photographs taken by Richard Carver Wood of the dedication of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture, "To the Morrow," created for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Pictured in the photographs with the sculpture are Whitney, Juliana Force, New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, and Grover Whalen, the official World's Fair greeter, among others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Carver Wood was a photographer and architect in New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.

Provenance

Donated 2010 by Avis Berman, who received the photographs from Carl Rieser, nephew of Julianna Force, first Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow, 1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.