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[Tank in Dream of Venus Pavilion]

Collection: Collection on the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair
Date: 1939 Material: height: 7 1/2 x width: 7 5/8 inches Dimension: gelatin silver prints
Creator: unknown Identifier: aql:1093 2004.2.56 QMOA

Description: View of water-filled tank in the Dream of Venus Pavilion; chains hang in foreground with a surrealist tableau in background. This photo is part of a collection acquired from the Jean Farley Levy and Julien Levy Estate (partial gift of Eric Strom). Images of the Dream of Venus Pavilion primarily by Eric Schaal; images of models in studio by George Platt-Lynes, Horst P. Horst, and Murray Korman.

Collection : aql:5839; vital:1

Creator : unknown

Date : 1939

Summary/Description : View of water-filled tank in the Dream of Venus Pavilion; chains hang in foreground with a surrealist tableau in background. This photo is part of a collection acquired from the Jean Farley Levy and Julien Levy Estate (partial gift of Eric Strom). Images of the Dream of Venus Pavilion primarily by Eric Schaal; images of models in studio by George Platt-Lynes, Horst P. Horst, and Murray Korman.

Subject : Surrealism; New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.); Exhibitions; Amusement Area

Rights : This object is part of the collection of the Queens Museum, and was cataloged with the generous support of the Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) as part of a Cataloging Hidden and Special Collections and Archives grant project, in collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York and Queens Library. These objects cannot be accessed at the Queens Library. Please contact info@queensmuseum.org in order to learn more about the object or to access it.

Coverage : Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : photographic prints

Format : height: 7 1/2 x width: 7 5/8 inches; gelatin silver prints

Identifier : aql:1093 2004.2.56 QMOA

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Subject:
Surrealism; New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.); Exhibitions; Amusement Area
Rights Notice
This object is part of the collection of the Queens Museum, and was cataloged with the generous support of the Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) as part of a Cataloging Hidden and Special Collections and Archives grant project, in collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York and Queens Library. These objects cannot be accessed at the Queens Library. Please contact info@queensmuseum.org in order to learn more about the object or to access it.


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