@Dumbarton Oaks

Amt, Richard

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Amt, Richard

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  • Richard Amt
  • Amt, Richard C.

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active 20th century


Working as a photographer for most of his life Amt started as an aerial photographer in the U.S. Air Force. In the 1960s Amt became staff photographer at Dumbarton Oaks for 11 years, where he photographed works of art and cultural artifacts, as well as field work at Asinou, Cyprus in 1967. He then worked at the National Gallery of Art for 20 years as a staff photographer, and later as the head of the photographic department.


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Staff photographer at Dumbarton Oaks (ca. 1960s – 1970s)

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ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families



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This record was created by Jessica Cebra on May 23, 2014


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