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Guide to the George and Joan Violin Collection
1950, 1994, undated
 PR 338

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator - Collector: Violin, George A.
Creator - Collector: Violin, Joan G.
Title: George A. and Joan G. Violin collection
Dates: 1950, 1994, undated
Abstract: The collection includes the work of photographers Louis Faurer (1916-2001) and Arnold Newman (1918-2006) and artist Vincent D. Smith (1929-2003). Faurer is represented by four images from 1950s New York City; Newman by eight undated portraits; and Smith by a signed suite of prints of eight of his etchings from 1965-1966 concerning African-American life and racial animosity.
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet in one flat box
Call Phrase: PR 338