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Art Centrum Collection

 Collection — Box: 01, Folder: 05
Identifier: SC-0005

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

The Copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. The user agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Corning Museum of Glass and the Rakow Research Library against all claims, demands, costs and expenses incurred by copyright infringement or any other legal or regulatory cause of action arising from the use of Library materials.

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.

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Tronkowski in 2022.

Art Centrum Collection, Circa 1977-1989
A Guide to the Collection
Sarah Tronkowski
July 05, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the The Rakow Research Library Manuscript Collection Repository

The Rakow Research Library
The Corning Museum of Glass
Five Museum Way
Corning NY 14830 USA