Scale Model of the Second Floor of Thomas Edison's Menlo Park Laboratory, 1939

Artifact

Model (Representation)

Date Made

1939

Subject Date

circa 1879

Creators

Gibbons, Cedric, 1893-1960 

McDermott, Henry P., 1897-1992 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 

Place of Creation

United States, California, Culver City 

Creator Notes

Designed by Art Director Cedric Gibbons and painted by Henry P. McDermott for Metro-Goldwin-Mayer

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

40.607.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Material

Wood (Plant Material)
Glass (Material)
Brass (Alloy)
Nitrocellulose
Plastic
Plexiglas (TM)

Technique

Handmade
Painting (Coating)

Color

Black (Color)
Multicolored
White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 15.875 in

Length: 60.0625 in

Inscriptions

Signatures on top of base, front of model: Clarence Brown Spencer Tracy Harold Rosson Rita Johnson Cedric Gibbons Written on back underside: Painted By / Henry P McDermott / MGM 1939

Letter of Thanks from Spencer Tracy to Henry Ford,...

Details

Menlo Park Laboratory

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