Photographs of interiors of the estate of John L. Booth

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bootjohn
Creators:
Booth, John L. (John Lord)
Dates:
ca. 1940?
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7 Items
photographic prints
b&w
images 8 x 10 cm.
Repository:

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

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor of materials is unknown.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Detroit Institute of Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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