Art Centrum Collection
Scope and Contents
This small collection contains large format photographic prints of glass objects sold through Art Centrum. Of the seventeen prints, thirteen of these are labeled on the back with the name of Czech Glass Artist, Vaclav Cigler. The other four prints have information about the object and pricing written on the back. These four prints are stamped by photographer George (Jiří) Erml.
- Circa 1977-1989
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for public research. Researchers must make an appointment to view the collection.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Art Centrum was established in 1964 and remained active until the early 1990s in what was then Czechoslovakia. Until 1989, Art Centrum was the only organization authorized by the communist government to trade Czechoslovak art abroad.
.1 Linear Feet (1 folder) : 17 Photographic Prints
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photographs in this collection were transferred from artist files. Accession information is unknown.
Processed by Sarah Tronkowski in 2022.
- Art Centrum Collection, Circa 1977-1989
- A Guide to the Collection
- Sarah Tronkowski
- July 05, 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the The Rakow Research Library Manuscript Collection Repository
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The Corning Museum of Glass
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