Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1922

  • Work on this object began.

2022

Packing Instructions

This is a Packing Instructions. It was written by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

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 Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.

It is dated 1922. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the department.

Eleanor was meticulous and organized in all her endeavors, including this list of instructions for proper packing of purchased objects for the museum’s collection.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, SIA Record Unit 267, Box 14, Series 10.

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