Buckminster Fuller Surrounded by Geodesic Structures in His Office, circa 1951Add to Set
Photograph taken in the early 1950s. This print has a 1967 press release attached.
United States, New York, Forest Hills
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.
Paper (Fiber product)
Gelatin silver process
Height: 8.125 in
Width: 10.125 in
typewritten sheet adhered on back: R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER, INVENTOR OF THE GEODESIC DOME-- / Fuller is shown here in his office at Carbondale, Illinois, / surrounded by models of the geodesic structures which have made / him world famous. His latest creation-- the geodesic sky- / break bubble housing the United States Exhibition at the / Canadian World Exhibition in Montreal-- is described by Fuller / as a "prototype environmental valve". The geodesic bubbles / enclose sufficient space for whole communities to live in a a/ benign physical microcosm.