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Maurice L. Bein Papers

A work made of printed papers and black and white photographic prints..

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

Date:

1920-1936

Artist:

Maurice L. Bein (1897-1978)

About this artwork

Born in Russia, but raised and trained in Chicago, architect Maurice L. Bein was known mainly for his apartment house and residential hotel designs. This small collection consists of Bein’s papers and photographs. The professional papers and photographs of Bein’s buildings provide an overview of his professional practice, while the journal articles and unidentified building photographs suggest his concerns and influences.

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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

Maurice L. Bein (Architect)

Title

Maurice L. Bein Papers

Date

Made 1920–1936

Medium

Printed papers and black and white photographic prints.

Dimensions

H.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William A. Bein, Joseph A. Bein, and Barbara Stone, n.d.

Reference Number

1985.5

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