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1903

  • Work on this object began.

1904

  • Work on this object ended.

1974

  • We acquired this object.

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Schlesinger and Mayer Department Store Balustrade Panels

This is a Balustrade Panels. It was designed by Louis Henry Sullivan and manufactured by Winslow Brothers Company. It is dated 1903–1904 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is cast iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company.

  • Object ID #18563383
  • wrought iron.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Richard Irvin.
  • 1941-38-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 102 x 26 x 5 cm (40 3/16 x 10 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Schlesinger and Mayer Department Store Balustrade Panels; Designed by Louis Henry Sullivan (American, 1856–1924); USA; cast iron; H x W x D (a): 102 x 26 x 5 cm (40 3/16 x 10 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company; 1974-13-1-a,b

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