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The machine age in America, 1920-1941

Dianne H. Pilgrim

The machine age in America, 1920-1941

prospectus for an exhibition at The Brooklyn Museum, Fall 1985

by Dianne H. Pilgrim

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Published by Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design, Industrial -- Exhibitions.,
  • Industries in art.

  • About the Edition

    Shows a sampling of paintings, sculpture, and a range of objects such as a pencil sharpener and bathroom fixtures, from an exhibition on the machine age in America from 1920-1941.

    Edition Notes

    Charles Rand Penney Collection.

    Other titlesCharles Rand Penney Collection
    StatementDianne Pilgrim and Richard Guy Wilson.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsWilson, Richard Guy, 1940-, Brooklyn Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[28] p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22861008M

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