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ID: 300253564
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300253564

 

Record Type: concept
Streamlined Moderne (modern North American, modern American, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Style of architecture and design reaching its height in the late 1930s in the United States. In architecture, it is characterized by the use of horizontal lines, round corners, and sometimes nautical elements, such as railings and porthole windows. In design, these elements were expressed in a variety of new materials, such as Bakelite (TM) and chrome.
 
Terms:
Streamlined Moderne (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
Streamline Moderne (C,U,English,UF,U,A)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  F.FL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Styles and Periods Facet
Styles and Periods Facet
Hierarchy of Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)
.... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <styles, periods, and cultures by region>
........ <styles, periods, and cultures by region> (G)
Hierarchy of Americas, The
............ Americas, The (G)
Hierarchy of modern American
................ modern American (G)
Hierarchy of modern North American
.................... modern North American (G)
Hierarchy of Streamlined Moderne
........................ Streamlined Moderne (G)

Sources and Contributors:
Streamlined Moderne............  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Craig, Roadside Architecture of the 1930s and 1940s, Southeastern College Art Conference Review (1981)
...................................  Phillips and Hanks, High styles: twentieth-century American design (1985)
...................................  Plummer, Streamlined Moderne, Art in America (1974)
Streamline Moderne............  [VP]
...................................  Movie Revival, Architecture Minnesota (1989)
...................................  Preservation News (1961-) 3/6: 12, 1992, "A Royal Dilemma" T. W. Sweeney, p.12-13; describing style of the Queen Mary inters.
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
............  Plummer, Streamlined Moderne, Art in America (1974)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data

 

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