World War II

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View of the West Gallery, November 16, 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs.The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

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Charles Meryon’s “Etchings of Paris,” South Hall, west wall, October 5, 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs.The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

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View of the East Gallery and Oval Room, October 5, 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs.The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

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View of the East Gallery, October 5, 1942. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Diana move

Staff  removing Jean Antoine Houdon’s “Diana the Huntress” to storage in the New Vault, May 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Vault sculpture

View of sculptures stored in the New Vault, September 17, 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Vault paintings

View of John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Garden,” with paintings stored in the New Vault, September 17, 1942, The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Construction photo

Photograph showing the excavation process during the construction of the new vault.

Construction - 9 East 70th Street Storage Building, May 6, 1941, Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Photographs. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

Tolnay photo

Lea Danesi Tolnay at the Chiesetta di San Giorgio, Tesido, Italy, ca. 1931, Helen Clay Frick Correspondence. The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.

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