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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Full scale model of a window frame
Caption from the article: A full scale model window frame and mullions being studied by Mies van der Rohe and Phyllis Lambert. The floor mirror, to which an assistant is pointing, helps the architect visualize the artistic effect of a repeating pattern of the frames. Mies van de Rohe later took the model to the actual building site to examine the detail of the window frames and mullions so that he could determine the effects of light and shadow under realistic conditions.
'The Seagram Spotlight' photograph collection (Accession 1996.310)
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc.
Box 5, Folder 'The Birth of a Building (Mies van der Rohe candids)'
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 'The Seagram Spotlight' photograph collection (Accession 1996.310), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1 photographic print : b&w
Skyscrapers--Design and constructionWomen architectsArchitects
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Seagram Building (New York, N.Y.)Lambert, PhyllisMies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969