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Elevator cab

Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray (American)
Hood & Fouilhoux (American)
Reinhard & Hofmeister (American)
Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Barnette
W. S. Tyler Cab Co.
Spanish elm ("Camaletta" wood) and metal (copper, zinc, nickel alloy) on steel
exterior (taken from platform after removal of cab): W. 84, D. 72 inches (7 x 6 feet; 213.4 x 182.9 cm.) interior: H. 97 inches (8 feet 1 inch; 246.4 cm.) W. 80 inches (6 feet 8 inch; 203.2 cm.) D. to front wall 61 inches (5 feet 1 inch; 154.9 cm.); to exterior of doorway 67 inches (5 feet, 7 inches; 170.2 cm.) doorway: H. 84 inches (7 feet; 213.4 cm.) W. 48 inches (4 feet; 121.9 cm.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Rockefeller Center, Inc., 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: (on threshold): Westinghouse; (on floor plug): W; (label on exterior of front wall): METAL-TYLER-WOOD/ trademark/ Metylwood/ Reg US Patent Office/ ELEVATOR CARS - ELEVATOR ENTRANCES
Westinghouse Electric Corporation and Rockefeller Center, Inc. (1935–79; their gift to MMA)

"International Building." Architectural Forum 63 (November 1935), pp. 462–68, ill.

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "The Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 37 (Winter 1979–1980), pp. 40–41, ill. (color).

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