Advertising display, Mosque for the J.W. Smitt Tea and Coffee Company
Accession number 86.20.12
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 Material Information
Title: Advertising display, Mosque for the J.W. Smitt Tea and Coffee Company model
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Unknown, Designer
Unknown, Maker
Subjects / Keywords: Advertising -- World's Fairs and Expositions -- Lighting/Lighting Design
Genre: model
Content description: Hand-built model of mosque for the J.W. Smitts Tea and Coffee Company for the Dutch Pavilion at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, consisting of six sections and tower, painted and gilded; electrically circuited with approximately 350 individual light sockets, each socket holds individual small light bulbs that are wired in a series of five, six hanging brass chandelier fixtures that are installed in the grand, octagonal, mirrored ballroom in the center of the lower level; the tower has several hand-painted stained glass panel windows; the pillars and ballroom floor are painted to resemble faux-marble.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
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Bibliographic ID: WOLF000816
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - 86.20.12
Classification: Decorative Arts

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