Study Collection PUCINELLI ROBBINS, Lydia

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-009
Creators:
Puccinelli Robbins, Lydia
Dates:
1948-1974
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 items
photographic prints
0 items
ephemera
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of ephemera related to the Museum of African Art (now the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art) and 7 photographic prints. Ephemera includes monographs, clippings, exhibition invitations, the original prospectus for the Museum by Warren Robbins (1963), and a page of remarks delivered by Paul Tishman at the "Tribute to Africa: Eliot Elisofon Memorial Exhibition" (May 20, 1974). The photographs include 3 b/w and 1 color print of the Eiffel Tower, taken by Warren Robbins; 1 b/w photographic print by Eliot Elisofon (titled "Marcel Duchamp Descends a Staircase", Time/Life/Getty Images); 1 b/w photo by Libby Joy of master weaver Gilbert "Bobbo" Ahiagble from Ghana giving a weaving demonstration at the Museum of African Art, Frederick Douglass House (circa early 1970s); and 1 color photo depicting Raphael Soyer painting a portrait of Chaim and Reneé Gross (circa 1982).

General
General
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Container
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
Lydia Puccinelli Robbins Study Collection, EEPA 2016-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by Lydia Puccinelli-Robbins in 2016.

Keywords
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National Museum of African Art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elisofon, Eliot Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tishman, Paul Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/