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

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 05, 2017 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents Note

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. Further details on the individual photographs and the suite of etchings are detailed below in the container list.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by artist.