Book, Devantures, vitrines, installations de magasins a l’Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1925, 1925
This is a Book.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
At the 1925 Paris Exposition the "Rue des boutiques" was a central thoroughfare that showcased the temporary shop fronts of forty luxury boutiques. René Herbst designed some of the facades, assembled this book of photographs capturing the storefronts, shop windows and display fixtures of the thoroughfare, and created its cover design. Gilbert Rohde acquired this copy when he attended the fair
It is credited
Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, NA6225 .H4Z folio. Gift of George R. Kravis II.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 25.5 × 34 × 2.5 cm (10 1/16 in. × 13 3/8 in. × 1 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.