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Luxfer Prism Collection

A work made of correspondence, photocopies, a color slide and realia..

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  • A work made of correspondence, photocopies, a color slide and realia..

Date:

1897-c.1920

Artist:

Luxfer Prism Company

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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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Luxfer Company (Manufacturer)

Title

Luxfer Prism Collection

Date

Made 1897–1920

Medium

Correspondence, photocopies, a color slide and realia.

Dimensions

H.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas A. Hines, A. Dale Northup and unknown donors

Reference Number

1974.1

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