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Studio and casting operations in the making of a statue of Cyrus Hall McCormick by John David Brcin [motion picture] / International Harvester Co, 1931

International Harvester Company

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 2 Items film reels (ca. 15 min.)

Summary: Footage of plaster model for statue, standing figure, somewhat larger than life, in Brcin's studio in Chicago, from various angles and in different lights. Brcin working on clay details. Casters applying mold; removing mold in sections. Breaking up mold, revealing finished plaster cast, particularly the head.

Provenance

Provenance unknown.

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How to Cite This Collection

Studio and casting operations in the making of a statue of Cyrus Hall McCormick by John David Brcin [motion picture] / International Harvester Co, 1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.