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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jiri Harcuba
RLIN number: NXCP89-A23
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Born Harrochov, Bohemia, artisan family background; childhood apprenticeship as engraver; Prague education, professorship in glass art, 1948-1971; freelance glass and medallic artist, 1971- ; impression of artist's life in pre-World War II, wartime, and socialist Czechoslovakia.
Extent: Transcript: 46 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewer. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Harcuba, Jiri, 1928-
Speaker date of birth: 1928
Speaker occupation: Glass artist
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Locations discussed: Czech Republic; Europe
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Apprentices; Czech Republic; Engraved glass; Engravers; Engraving--Themes, motives; Europe; Glass craft; Glassworkers; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Czechoslovakia--Civilization; Czechoslovakia--Politics and government; Harcuba, Jiri, 1928-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020736-16177