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Life in America; a special loan exhibition of paintings held during the period of the New York World's fair, April 24 to October 29 [1939].

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publication:
New York [Scribner Press] 1939.
Format/Description:
Book
xxix pages, 1 leaf, 230 pages, 1 leaf illustrations (including portraits) 25 cm
Subjects:
Painting, American -- Exhibitions.
Portraits, American -- Exhibitions.
United States -- History -- Pictorial works.
United States -- Social life and customs.
History in art.
History in art.
Manners and customs
Painting, American.
Portraits, American.
United States
Form/Genre:
Illustrated works.
Exhibition catalogs.
History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
List of lenders
Preface
Table of contents
Introduction: A visual account of life in America / Harry B. Wehle
Catalogue: Life in America for three hundred years
[Paintings of life in America]
Notes:
"A visual account of life in America", by H.B. Wehle: p. xv-xxix.
"10000 copies were printed by the Scribner Press under the direction of David Silve in April 1939."
"A visual account of life in America", by H. B. Wehle: p. xv-xxix.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket (torn at front and back) retained.
RBC copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Michael Zinman.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Zinman, Michael (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1939
Contributor:
Wehle, Harry B. (Harry Brandeis), 1887-1969.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
World’s Fairs and Expositions Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Wehle, Harry B. (Harry Brandeis), 1887-1969.
Other format:
Online version: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Life in America.
OCLC:
716009
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