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Mannes School of Music photograph collectionMannes family (MA040101.05) ➔ David Mannes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

David Mannes (subject)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) (subject)
Mannes College of Music (compiler)
Leopold Mannes (photographer)



Work Type

photographic prints


10 in (width) x 8 in (height)


David Mannes, founder of The David Mannes School of Music, plays his violin while leading a performance on the balcony of the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mannes initiated the Great Hall Concerts in 1905 and continued to conduct them until 1948. These events were among the best-attended at the Metropolitan Museum, with audiences in the thousands.

Related Terms

Performing Arts Institutional Collections


box 9, folder 5



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