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Gilbert P. Hall Collection

A work made of mounted black and white photographic prints..

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Holabird and Roche
Holabird and Root

About this artwork

Hall was employed with the Chicago architectural firm Holabird & Roche (later Holabird & Root) as a designer and draftsman. This collection is comprised of twenty-seven mounted photographs of Gilbert Phelps Hall’s nuanced renderings of Holabird & Root buildings in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin from about 1928 to about 1934.

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Gilbert P. Hall Collection

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Made 1930–1934


Mounted black and white photographic prints.


1 portfolio: H.: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

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Gift of Gilbert P. Hall, 1934.

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