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Mortellito, Domenico, 1906-1994


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Domenico Mortellito papers

Accession: 2122

Domenico Mortellito (1906-1994) was a designer, muralist, and sculptor noted for working in plastics and other synthetic materials. The majority of the materials in this small collection deal with the design and execution of the DuPont Pavilion at the second New York World's Fair in 1964-1965, including correspondence, studies, drawings, and photos of the take-apart model of the original design.

Dates: 1950-1979

Proposed DuPont Company Pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair presentation book

Accession: 2455

Domenico Mortellito (1906-1994) was a muralist, sculptor, and designer noted for his work in plastics and other synthetic materials. He worked with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1945 to 1979. The 1964, the New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York, from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace through Understanding." This item is Mortellito's designer presentation book of the proposed DuPont Company pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair.

Dates: 1964

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Architectural drawings 1
Color 1
Industrial design 1
Plastics industry and trade 1