Exhibitions: Annual Exhibition of Pictorial Photography [38th]

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    Luce Center for American Art

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    Annual Exhibition of Pictorial Photography [38th]

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    • February 29, 1928: The 38th Annual Exhibition of Pictorial Photography of the Department of Photography of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences will open on Monday night, March 5th, with a private view for members and the press. The exhibition will be hung in the Print Gallery of the Brooklyn Museum. It will consist of 175 exhibits from 35 exhibitors all of whom are members of the Department of Photography. The exhibition will be open for public view on Tuesday, March 6th, and will continue until March 30th.

      The Committee of selection consisted of Miss Susan A. Hutchinson, Curator of Prints of the Brooklyn Museum, Mr. Nicholas Haz and Mr. Morris Greenberg.

      Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1916 - 1930. 01-03/1928, 035 View Original

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