The New School Archives Digital Collections

Bruce Buttfield renderings and photographs circa 1930s-circa 1950s

Collection, KA0007

About

Interior decorator Bruce Buttfield (1897-1969) made his mark in the 1930s by creating distinctive furniture and rooms. In 1931, he designed the interior of the original Whitney Museum building on Eighth Street in New York City. The collection includes photographs and color renderings of Buttfield interiors.

Related Archival Materials Note

The Museum of the City of New York holds photographs taken in the early 1930s of interiors designed by Bruce Buttfield.


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Collection Guide

Guide to the Bruce Buttfield renderings and photographs

Related people/organizations

Whitney Museum of American Art
Bruce Buttfield