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Finding Aid for the Charles & Ray Eames ephemera and photographs, circa 1951-circa 1962 0000247
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Description
The Charles & Ray Eames ephemera and photographs span 3 linear feet and date from circa 1951 to circa 1962. The collection consists of printed ephemera and black-and-white photographs. Printed ephemera take the form of advertisements for Eames furniture designs manufactured by the Herman Miller Furniture Company; for an Eames lecture at the University of California, Los Angeles; and for Eames movies and television programs. Photographic prints in the collection document interior and exterior photographs of the Eames house in Pacific Palisades, California, as well as their Moscow exhibit, and portraits of the husband and wife design team.
Background
The Eames Studio, known primarily for their furniture, exhibition, and architectural design was established by the husband and wife design team Charles and Ray Eames in 1941.
Extent
3.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Availability
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.