About this artwork
The Luxfer Prism Company, a Chicago-area manufacturer of prismatic windowpanes and fittings, was in business from about 1897 to 1920. Frank Lloyd Wright designed prismatic panes for the company and illustrated some company publications. The collection contains several prisms, correspondence, slides, and patent information.
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Contact the Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives:
- Currently Off View
- AIC Archives
- Luxfer Company (Manufacturer)
- Luxfer Prism Collection
- Made 1897–1920
- Correspondence, photocopies, a color slide and realia.
- H.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)
- Gift of Thomas A. Hines, A. Dale Northup and unknown donors