Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965

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Portrait photographer.

Born in Hungary. Began as professional photographer around 1921. In the 1930s, he established one of the first color labs in the United States and became a master of the carbro process. He also wrote reviews for DANCE magazine, flew airplanes, and in 1928 and 1932, he represented the United States as a member of the Olympic Fencing Team.

From the description of Nickolas Muray papers, 1911-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122390183

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creatorOf Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965. Nickolas Muray papers, 1911-1978. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Slesin, Aviva. Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for the ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table, 1920s-1988. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965. Elsie Ferguson [picture] Haverford College Library
referencedIn Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Muray, Nickolas . Muray, Nickolas : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Stout, Rex, 1886-1975. Rex Stout papers, 1941-1978. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956. Ruth Draper Collection. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Muray, Nickolas : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965. Willard L. Metcalf [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Swanson, Gloria. Papers. Series II. Career, ca. 1914-1983. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for the ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table, 1920s-1988 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn E. E. Cummings additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Roberts, Mary Fanton, 1871-1956. Mary Fanton Roberts papers, 1880-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Anderson, Judith, Dame, 1898-1992. person
associatedWith Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957. person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956. person
associatedWith Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933. person
associatedWith Graham, Martha. person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901- person
associatedWith Kahlo, Frida. person
associatedWith Martin, Mary, 1913-1990. person
associatedWith Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925. person
associatedWith Monet, Claude, 1840-1926. person
associatedWith O'Neill, Agnes. person
associatedWith Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957. person
associatedWith Roberts, Mary Fanton person
associatedWith Roberts, Mary Fanton, 1871-1956. person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Slesin, Aviva. person
associatedWith Stackpoole, H. De Vere (Henry De Vere), 1863-1951. person
associatedWith St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968. person
associatedWith Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973. person
associatedWith Stout, Rex, 1886-1975. person
associatedWith Swanson, Gloria. person
associatedWith Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. person
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United States
Portrait photography


Birth 1892-02-15

Death 1965-11-02




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SNAC ID: 22557972