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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.
Preparing a model of the window and spandrel connections
Image caption from article 'The Birth of a Building' from The Seagram Spotlight: A member of the architectural and designing staff is shown in the workshop preparing a special model so that the problems of window and spandrel connections can be solved. Mies van der Rohe wants to maintain a clarity in design and yet at the same time must consider such aspects as the casting of shadows and basic relative proportions of many different units.
'The Seagram Spotlight' photograph collection (Accession 1996.310)
[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
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc.
Box 5, Folder 'The Birth of a Building (Mies van der Rohe candids)'
Skyscrapers--Design and constructionArchitectural models
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Seagram Building (New York, N.Y.)
1 photographic print : b&w