Photo, Print, Drawing Photographs of the circus, birds, insects, toys, a tea ceremony, Ray's fabrics, and Saul Steinberg's art

About this Item

Title
Photographs of the circus, birds, insects, toys, a tea ceremony, Ray's fabrics, and Saul Steinberg's art
Summary
Photographs created and used as studies, and for various projects, including films and advertisements. Includes images of sea gulls, an eagle, and insects; toys (dolls, kites, tops, coin banks, and German scale model houses); many images of the Ringling Brothers circus and performers in Los Angeles, California; a tea ceremony at the Eames house, Los Angeles, California; Ray's fabrics ("Dot Pattern," "Crosspatch," and "Sea Things"), including one shot of Ray working on the fabrics; Emmy Zweybruck's silk screen cloth; Lily Fonda in her studio; Saul Steinberg and his drawings, including a transparency of his drawing of a woman projected onto head and body of his wife, Hedda Stern, and Ray Eames, and a diploma he created in jest for Charles Eames; and a few images of an Italian folk art "scene" composed using pieces from Alexander Girard's collection.
Contributor Names
Office of Charles and Ray Eames, designer
Office of Charles and Ray Eames, photographer
Eames, Ray, designer
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988, photographer
Steinberg, Saul, artist
Created / Published
1941-1960.
Subject Headings
-  Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows--1940-1960
-  Circus performers--1940-1960
-  Circuses & shows--California--Los Angeles--1940-1960
-  Eagles--1940-1960
-  Gulls--1940-1960
-  Insects--1940-1960
-  Tea ceremonies--California--Los Angeles--1940-1960
-  Textiles--1940-1960
-  Toys--1940-1960
Format Headings
Gelatin silver prints--1940-1960.
Notes
-  Arrangement: Organized into 13 LOT subdivisions.
-  Finding aid available in Prints and Photographs Reading Room.
-  LOT title devised; few photographs have individual captions.
-  Eames office inventory location: Drawer 03.A.06.
-  Corresponding negatives in series LC-E12, LC-E17, and LC-E22.
-  Most of these photographs were taken by Charles Eames, Ray Eames, or other Eames Office staff members. Other photographers include Isamu Noguchi and Alec Miller.
-  Forms part of the collection known as the "Work of Charles and Ray Eames."
Medium
458 photographic prints : b&w ; 4x5 in. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13174 (G) [P&P]
Source Collection
Work of Charles and Ray Eames (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Library of Congress Control Number
98510304
Rights Advisory
Publication may be restricted. For information see "The Work of Charles and Ray Eames" (http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/069_eame.html)
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
458 photographic prints : b&w ; 4x5 in. or smaller. | Photographs created and used as studies, and for various projects, including films and advertisements. Includes images of sea gulls, an eagle, and insects; toys (dolls, kites, tops, coin banks, and German scale model houses); many images of the Ringling Brothers circus and performers in Los Angeles, California; a tea ceremony at the Eames house, Los Angeles, California; Ray's fabrics ("Dot Pattern," "Crosspatch," and "Sea Things"), including one shot of Ray working on the fabrics; Emmy Zweybruck's silk screen cloth; Lily Fonda in her studio; Saul Steinberg and his drawings, including a transparency of his drawing of a woman projected onto head and body of his wife, Hedda Stern, and Ray Eames, and a diploma he created in jest for Charles Eames; and a few images of an Italian folk art "scene" composed using pieces from Alexander Girard's collection.
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Chicago citation style:

Office Of Charles And Ray Eames, Designer, Ray Eames, and Saul Steinberg, Office Of Charles And Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, photographer. Photographs of the circus, birds, insects, toys, a tea ceremony, Ray's fabrics, and Saul Steinberg's art. California Los Angeles, 1941. to 1960. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/98510304/.

APA citation style:

Office Of Charles And Ray Eames, D., Eames, R. & Steinberg, S., Office Of Charles And Ray Eames & Noguchi, I., photographer. (1941) Photographs of the circus, birds, insects, toys, a tea ceremony, Ray's fabrics, and Saul Steinberg's art. California Los Angeles, 1941. to 1960. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/98510304/.

MLA citation style:

Office Of Charles And Ray Eames, Designer, Ray Eames, and Saul Steinberg, photographers by Office Of Charles And Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi. Photographs of the circus, birds, insects, toys, a tea ceremony, Ray's fabrics, and Saul Steinberg's art. to 1960. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/98510304/>.