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Photograph, Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration Galleries

This is a Photograph. It is dated 1905. Its medium is reproduction. It is a part of the department.

These photographs were a gift from Sarah and Eleanor to thank the Directors of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs for their advice. A note from the Hewitts, found tucked in a volume in the Union Centrale Arts Décoratifs archive stated, “The Misses Hewitt beg to tender their sincere thanks to the Directors of the Arts Décoratifs, for having kindly allowed them to model the New York Museum after it, and also for having given necessary information and documents, we are most grateful.”

It is credited © MAD, Paris - Christophe Dellière.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.

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