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"Packaged House" System, 1942-1952: Letter from J. Georges Peter, Engineer to Konrad Wachsmann and Walter Gropius, Dec. 24, 1942

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1942-1952

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Artist: Walter Gropius, German 1883 - 1969

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Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius, BRGA.97.86

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"Packaged House" System, 1942-1952: Letter from J. Georges Peter, Engineer to Konrad Wachsmann and Walter Gropius, Dec. 24, 1942

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Artist: Walter Gropius, German 1883 - 1969

Date

1942-1952

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JOHN
Cciaty
JANUARY
9TH
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1942
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SECTIONALIZED
CONSTRUCTION
FOR
DWELLING
PUBLIC
TYPE
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PACKAGED
WACHSHAINHALTEE
GO
NEW
YORK
1948
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