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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Heikki Sepp-a
RLIN number: NXCP90-A16
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Childhood in Finland; education at the Goldsmith School in Helsinki, Georg Jensen's Silversmiths workshop in Denmark, and Cranbrook Academy of Art; discussion of teaching and awards received; silversmithing techniques and comparison with goldsmithing; discussion of contemporary metalsmithing as art.
Extent: Transcript: 67 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sepp-a, Heikki, 1927-
Speaker date of birth: 1927
Speaker occupation: Metal artist
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1987
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Organizations discussed: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Locations discussed: Bloomfield Hills, MI; Denmark; Europe; Finland; Michigan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art metal-work; Art metal-workers; Bloomfield Hills, MI; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Denmark; Denmark--Description and travel; Europe; Finland; Finland--Description and travel; Goldwork; Michigan; North America; Oral history; Silverwork; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Sepp-a, Heikki, 1927-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021118-16557