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Photographs of interiors of the estate of John L. Booth, ca. 1940?

Photographs of interiors of the estate of John L. Booth, ca. 1940?

Booth, John L. (John Lord)

Collection Information

Size: 7 photographic prints : b&w ; images 8 x 10 cm.

Summary: Photographs depict interiors of a well-appointed home, decorated with paintings and sculptures. Handwritten notes on backs of photos identify some of the artworks (mostly Renaissance paintings and classical sculpture) and indicate which institutions Booth donated those works to (primarily the Detroit Institute of Arts). Photographer unknown.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Lord Booth was a Detroit businessman, philanthropist and art collector; and founder of Booth American Company, a telecommunications company.

Provenance

Donor of materials is unknown.

How to Cite This Collection

Photographs of interiors of the estate of John L. Booth, ca. 1940?. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.