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1909

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1991

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Western Methodist Book Concern Building, Chicago, Illinois (Harry Bergen Wheelock, architect) Architectural Panel, ca. 1899

This is a Architectural panel. It was modeled by Kristian Schneider and manufactured by Northwestern Terra Cotta. It is dated ca. 1899 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is molded terracotta. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Peter R. Miller. It is credited Gift of Peter R. Miller.

  • Frame, 1905–1910
  • partly gilt carved fruitwood (pear).
  • Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.
  • 1956-76-9

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (Greg's Dimensions): 43.8 × 41.9 × 15.2 cm, 22.7 kg (17 1/4 × 16 1/2 × 6 in., 50 lb.)

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Western Methodist Book Concern Building, Chicago, Illinois (Harry Bergen Wheelock, architect) Architectural Panel, ca. 1899; Manufactured by Northwestern Terra Cotta (United States); USA; molded terracotta; H x W x D (Greg's Dimensions): 43.8 × 41.9 × 15.2 cm, 22.7 kg (17 1/4 × 16 1/2 × 6 in., 50 lb.); Gift of Peter R. Miller; 1991-153-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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