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Elevator Grille from the Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago, Illinois

A wall fragment with five metal grill panels—two small horizontal rectangular panels at the top and three larger vertical ones on the bottom. Vertical bars dominate the design, with cross bars forming 90-degree angles. The upper and lower registers of the three large panels feature geometric designs.
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  • A wall fragment with five metal grill panels—two small horizontal rectangular panels at the top and three larger vertical ones on the bottom. Vertical bars dominate the design, with cross bars forming 90-degree angles. The upper and lower registers of the three large panels feature geometric designs.

Date:

1894

Artist:

Louis H. Sullivan
American, 1856-1924

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 200

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Louis H. Sullivan (Designer)

Title

Elevator Grille from the Chicago Stock Exchange, Chicago, Illinois

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

1894

Medium

Cast iron, wrought iron, and copper-plated cast iron

Dimensions

Approx. 119 1/2 x 167 1/2 in.

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

Reference Number

1973.55a-i

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