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Places, circa 1890-1968


Scope and Contents

Snapshots of various places where Duchamp lived or visited. Includes two views of his hometown of Blainville, France, as well as several views of his 33 W. 67th St. studio showing "The Large Glass," "The Bicycle Wheel," "Hatrack," "Traveller's Folding Item," and other works taken by his close friend Henri Pierre Roché probably dating from 1917 or 1918.


  • circa 1890-1968

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Predominantly in English with some material in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. David Sylvester's typescript for the article "Bicycle Parts" can only be consulted with permission of the author's estate.


From the Collection: 18 linear feet


Alphabetical by country and city. When identified, the name of the photographer is listed following the folder title.


Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States