[Photographs relating to Alexander Calder, Naum Gabo and others]

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.millster
Creators:
Miller, Stephen Robeson
Dates:
1972-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10 Photographic prints
col.
3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
1 Photographic print
b&w
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Color photos taken by Stephen Robeson Miller, including 2 of Alexander Calder's sculpture and home, Roxbury, Conn.; 2 of sculpture by Marino Marini and Calder on the lawn at the home of James Thrall Soby, and an interior view of Naum Gabo's house, Middlebury, Ct. showing work by Gabo and Yves Tanguay. The collection also includes photos taken by Polly Clapp, a friend and neighbor of Miller and Calder, of Calder's sculpture and residence in Saché, France, and a photograph/postcard showing a Calder sculpture, sent to Clapp from Louisa Calder, regarding a visit.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Miller was a friend and neighbor of Alexander and Louisa Calder; Woodbury, Conn.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5053 (fr. 782-787) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by Stephen Miller. He received the postcard from Louisa Calder to Clapp and photos by her from Clapp.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Connecticut -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marini, Marino, 1901-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clapp, Polly Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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