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Author/Artist Bailey, Colin B.
Title Building the Frick Collection : an introduction to the house and its collections / Colin B. Bailey.
Publisher/Date New York : Frick Collection in association with Scala, 2006.
Description 128 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Archives  C N48 C F91b151    AVAILABLE
 Frick Offsite - Request in Advance  C N48 C F91b151 c.2  AVAILABLE
 Frick Reading Room  C N48 C F91b151    AVAILABLE
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124) and index.
Summary A history of the building at 1 East 70th Street, New York, that served as the home of Henry Clay Frick and his family, and later became the museum known as the Frick Collection. Treats the design, erection and decoration of the Frick home (1912-1915), its conversion to museum (1932-1935) and its expansion to current form (1973-1977). The book, containing 117 illustrations, also discusses successive adjacent buildings housing the Frick Art Reference Library.
LC subject Frick Collection -- History.
Frick Collection -- Buildings.
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919 -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Related corporate bodies Frick Collection.
ISBN 1857593812 (hardback)
0912114304 (paperback)
WorldCat no. 71655279

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