Film, Video 150th Anniversary of the J&R Lamb Studios: Morning Session
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- 150th Anniversary of the J&R Lamb Studios: Morning Session
- Art and architectural historians and design community insiders assembled at the Library of Congress for a symposium celebrating 150 years of J&R Lamb Studios, America's oldest continuously-run decorative arts firm, which preceded and influenced the studios of both John LaFarge and Louis C. Tiffany. The Library of Congress acquired the J&R Lamb Studios archives in 2003 to 2004. The collection contains company records and thousands of original artworks, including preparatory paintings for Lamb's famously influential stained-glass windows. C. Ford Peatross, curator of the Library's architecture, design and engineering collections, organized the event, which was sponsored by the Library's Prints and Photographs Division and Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering. Participating in the morning session were Elizabeth Terry, the curatorial assistant in the Library's Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering, and Donald Samick, who began at Lamb Studios as a young artist and now owns the firm with his wife, Donna. Terry presented "Shepherding the Archive: Lamb at the Library of Congress" and discussed the story, uses and potential of the Library's Lamb archive. Samick explained the evolution of the Lamb's aesthetics and business model over its 150 years and into the future with the presentation "J&R Lamb Studios from the Past and into the Future."
- November 28, 2007
- - Fellow archive donor Donald Samick began at Lamb Studios as a young artist and now owns the firm with his wife, Donna.
- - Elizabeth Terry is the curatorial assistant in the Library's Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering,
- Prints and Photographs Division : https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/
- 1 hours 23 minutes
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