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Marquette Building, Chicago, Illinois

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Site Id: 13.1.25
Rating: 1 star
Address: 140 S. Dearborn Street
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60603, USA
Lat/Lng: 41.87973, -87.62957
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894-1895 [ORG]
Architect: Holabird & Roche [IO1895A, ORG]
Also of interest:

Site Items

13.1.25.1: Marquette and Joliet (1895) (Extant) item has a photo

Item 13.1.25.1

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Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Theme: Marquette and Joliet (with three main scenes) [CDT1895, NYT1895, NYH1895, NYS1895, NYW1895, WAPO1895, IO1895A, IO1895B]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Other Tiffany documentation: Tiffany Mosaic 1896 shows designs for four parts of the mosaic [TIFFM1896]
Signature:
Other documentation: [IO1894, CDT1895, NYT1895, NYH1895, NYS1895, NYW1895, WAPO1895, IO1895A, IO1895B]
Designer: Jacob Adolphus Holzer [NYT1895, NYH1895, NYS1895, NYW1895, WAPO1895, TIFFM1896]
Memorial details:
Donor:
Date: Exhibited Apr 1895 [NYT1895, NYH1895, NYS1895, NYW1895]
Size: 4' high x 112' long [NYT1895, NYH1895, NYS1895, NYW1895, WAPO1895]
120' long [TIFFM1896]
Inscription: FIRMLY RESOLVED / TO DO ALL AND TO SVFFER / ALL FOR SO GLORIOVS AN / ENTERPRISE // JACQVES MARQVETTE B 1673 1675 // THEY ANSWERED / THAT THEY WERE ILLINOIS AND IN / TOKEN of PEACE PRESENTED THE / PIPE TO SMOKE // LOVIS JOLIET B 1645 1700 // XVII of MAY A D MDCLXXV / TO DIE ... AS HE HAD ALWAYS ASKED / IN A WRETCHED CABIN AMID THE FORESTS / DESTITVTE of ALL HVMAN AID [PHOTO]
Category: Historic
Comment: The frieze took a year to make [NYT1895, NYS1895, WAPO1895]

References

CDT1895: Chicago Daily Tribune (1 Jan 1895, p. 22-23)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
IO1894: Daily Inter Ocean (23 Dec 1894, p. 15)
IO1895A: Daily Inter Ocean (1 Jan 1895, p. 21)
IO1895B: Daily Inter Ocean (14 Apr 1895, p. 21)
NYH1895: New York Herald (13 Apr 1895, p. 11)
NYS1895: New York Sun (13 Apr 1895, p. 7)
NYT1895: New York Times (13 Apr 1895)
NYW1895: New York World (13 Apr 1895, p. 8)
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
TIFFM1896: Glass Mosaic, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1896)
WAPO1895: Washington Post (1 Sep 1895, p. 17)

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