Audio Recording Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois
Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois
About this Item
- Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois
- Contributor Names
- Hellenberg, Antony, 1938-2000 (Collector)
- Bittner, Hans (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Chicago, Illinois, April 20, 1977
- Subject Headings
- - German Americans
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - Illinois -- Chicago
- - Mr. Hans Bittner
- - Mr. Hans Bittner silhouette cutter, artist (Scherenschnitte Kunstler), 3843 N. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, 60618; ; as a commercial artist, Herr. Bittner illustrated for NASA, other government agencies, and several large American companies; born in Breslau, Germany; about tools and paper used in freehand paper cutting; samples of cuttings described, largest, 26x14 inches, smallest, postage-stamp size; mainly rococo scenes, featuring plants and trees; about the topics of silhouettes and history of silhouette cutting; Javanese silhouette puppets; continuation of discussion on examples of cuttings; about the sale prices of silhouettes.
- audiocassette, C-60
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Call number: AFC 1981/004: AFS 20538a
- MBRS Shelflist: RYA 0609
- Field Project Identifier: CH77-T015-C
- Source Collection
- Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
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Credit line: Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection (AFC 1981/004), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Hellenberg, Antony, and Hans Bittner. Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20538a/.
APA citation style:
Hellenberg, A. & Bittner, H. (1977) Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20538a/.
MLA citation style:
Hellenberg, Antony, and Hans Bittner. Interview with Hans Bittner, silhouette cutter, Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981004_afs20538a/>.
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