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Eiteljorg, Harrison

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role Collector
dates 1903-1997
city Indianapolis
stateIN
gender M
historical notes Indianapolis businessman, philanthropist, art collector and founder of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis.

In addition to collecting Western Art, Eiteljorg, collected Native American art, including pottery, basketry, clothing, bead and quill work, and weavings. He also collected work of art from the Paris School, African and Oceanic art.

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1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
1990-2000
websitehttp://www.eiteljorg.org/
updated 09/12/2019 15:31:08
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