Ann F. Oppenhimer slides

Collection ID:
Oppenhimer, Ann Frederick
[ca. 1976-1984]
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(195 items)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
194 slides of the Reverend Howard Finster and his paintings, sculpture, and his garden environment taken by Oppenhimer and others. Included are a copy of Finster's slide set for his lecture on his art and slides of Finster exhibitions: "Sermons in Paint," at the University of Richmond, 1984; "Horse of a Different Drummer," at the Carriage House Gallery, Richmond Arts and Humanities Center, 1982; and an exhibition at Wake Forest University, 1980.

The slides have been kept in their original storage units that separate Reverend Finster's slides from those taken by Oppenhimer.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector; Richmond, Virginia. Organized the "Sermons in Paint" exhibition and Finster Folk Art Festival at the University of Richmond in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by Ann F. Oppenhimer.

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

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Self-taught artists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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