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Object Timeline

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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2016

  • You found it!

Doorplate from the Guaranty Building Doorplate, ca. 1895

This is a Doorplate. It was designed by Louis Henry Sullivan. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is cast iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Roger G. Kennedy. It is credited Gift of Roger G. Kennedy.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Frame (France), 1909
  • silvered cast brass, woven silk velvet on board, plate glass.
  • Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.
  • 1956-76-7-a/c

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 35.6 x 6.1 x 2.7 cm (14 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Doorplate from the Guaranty Building Doorplate, ca. 1895; Designed by Louis Henry Sullivan (American, 1856–1924); USA; cast iron; H x W x D: 35.6 x 6.1 x 2.7 cm (14 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/16 in.); Gift of Roger G. Kennedy; 1979-77-9

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18498607/ |title=Doorplate from the Guaranty Building Doorplate, ca. 1895 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=10 December 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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