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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

James Seino with Decorative Screen

James Seino with Decorative Screen


James Seino, head of furniture decoration for the Stickley Brothers Furniture Co., poses with a three-panel, handpainted, oriental screen that depicts birds and flowers in a stylized landscape. In the workroom other pieces of furniture such as a table, chairs, a desk, and a highboy can be seen to the right and left of the screen. Seino, wearing a painters smock over his clothing, stands with his left arm resting on the top of the screen. In his right hand he holds a paintbrush and a stick used to steady the hand while painting.


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TitleJames Seino with Decorative Screen

Title by cataloger. James Seino came to the United States in 1914.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGrand Rapids Public Museum

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InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Museum
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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