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1927

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1928

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Photograph, Living Room, 1927–1928

This is a Photograph.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of The World of Radio.

It is dated 1927–1928. Its medium is gelatin silver print.

Bonney was a photojournalist and publicist living in Paris when she photographed the home of fashion designer Jacques Heim (French, 1899–1967). He chose to install his radio in the living room of his ultramodern Paris home. A large freestanding cone speaker and antenna rest on the cabinet containing the radio set.

It is credited Courtesy of Smithsonian Libraries 2000-42-1 ILV-018.

Its dimensions are

H x W (unmatted): 24.4 × 18.1 cm (9 5/8 × 7 1/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The World of Radio.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

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