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[Theme Center Sculptures]

Collection: Collection on the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair
Date: 1940 Material: height: 20 x width: 29 inches
Creator: Márquez, Luis, 1899-1978 Identifier: aql:1974 2011.5.4WF39 QMOA

Description: Black and white evening view of sculptures on the Constitution Mall, including James Fraser's statue of George Washington and Leo Friedlander's "Four Freedoms". Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Marquez, who was invited by the Mexican government to participate in the 1940 season of the Fair.

Collection : aql:5839; vital:1

Creator : Márquez, Luis, 1899-1978

Date : 1940

Summary/Description : Black and white evening view of sculptures on the Constitution Mall, including James Fraser's statue of George Washington and Leo Friedlander's "Four Freedoms". Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Marquez, who was invited by the Mexican government to participate in the 1940 season of the Fair.

Subject : Sculpture; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Trylon and Perisphere (New York, N.Y.); New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.); Theme Center

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

Type : Digital Photographs

Format : height: 20 x width: 29 inches

Identifier : aql:1974 2011.5.4WF39 QMOA

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Subject:
Sculpture; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Trylon and Perisphere (New York, N.Y.); New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.); Theme Center
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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