Collection Artwork
Carl Van Vechten (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1880 – 1964, New York, New York)
[Laurence Olivier]
June 17, 1939
gelatin silver print
image size: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
paper size: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
2017.41.746
Blindstamped, lower right: PHOTOGRAPH BY / CARL VAN VECHTEN
Inscribed, verso, upper middle: Laurence Olivier

Ongoing Research

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Ajay Sinha on Carl Van Vechten
Essay
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Pattern by Erin Barry ’16
Inspired by the exhibition The Jewel Thief
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.