Salon Photography, 02nd Annual
- Dates: October 2, 1942 through November 29, 1942
- Organizing Department: Prints, Drawings and Photographs
- Collections: Photography
October 2, 1942: Today the Brooklyn Museum opens the Second Annual Exhibition of selections from its permanent collection of Salon Photographs. The exhibition consists of 75 prints, and is hung in the Entrance Gallery, first floor, where it will remain on view through Sunday, November 29.
The first permanent museum collection to be formed in this country, the Brooklyn Museum started over two years ago to gather these prints, by invitation of the Museum’s Curator of Photography, Herman de Wetter, A.R.P.S., A.P.S.A. The collection now numbers approximately 300 photographs, representative of photographers in nearly every state in the Union. The pictures shown in this Second Annual Exhibition have been selected from those added to the collection since the first exhibition last autumn.
The subject matter in this exhibition includes landscape, still life, portraiture, press and stroboscopic photography.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1942 - 1946. 7-9/1942, 160. View Original