Louis Comfort Tiffany scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tiffloui
Creators:
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933
Dates:
1902-1918
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Volume
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A scrapbook containing printed material and photographs concerning Tiffany's work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, craftsman; New York City and Oyster Bay, N.Y. Was the son of the founder of Tiffany and Company jewelry firm of which he was vice president and director. Was also president and art director of Tiffany Studios, which produced Tiffany Favrile glass that he originated. In 1918 he established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for art students at Oyster Bay Long Island.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4022 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Henry B. Platt, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1988 by Henry Platt, great-grandson of Tiffany. The scrapbook was compiled by an employee of the firm in 1919 and given to Tiffany as a gesture of affection by the employee.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- New York (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artisans Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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