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Architects’ Portraits Collection

A work made of black and white photographic prints..

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

Date:

1865-c.1982 (bulk c.1982)

Artist:

Department of Architecture and Design

About this artwork

This collection includes portraits of a wide range of architects, primarily American, who practiced in the 19th through the 21st centuries; a significant number of portraits were gathered from architects in preparation for the exhibition Chicago Architects Design, organized by the Department of Architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1982.

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Contact the Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives:
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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Department of Architecture and Design (Collected by)

Title

Architects’ Portraits Collection

Date

Made 1865–1982

Medium

Black and white photographic prints.

Dimensions

H.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Credit Line

Largely unknown sources, although a significant number of portraits were gathered from architects in preparation for the exhibition "Chicago Architects Design," organized by the Department of Architecture in 1982. Other items were transferred from Ryerson Burnham pamphlet file, were taken from published sources, or were a gift from Donald Hoffman.

Reference Number

00.19

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