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The Beacon of Progress, A Monument to Glorify the American Nation, by D. Despradelle.

Major collection: Architecture & Design
Named collection: I.P. Lord Collection
Object type: drawing
Maker: Lord, Israel Pierre
Materials: paper; ink; graphite
Site location: Chicago, Illinois
Measurements: 22 1/4 in x 15 1/4 in

Design for bookplate or cover page for the Beacon of Progress with a winged female figure holding a torch above her head and standing on a lion.


2016.002.116

Related People

thumbnail Lord, Israel Pierre
President of Desmond & Lord. Winner of the Rotch Scholarship (1908). American Academy, Rome (1907). Teacher at MIT.
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thumbnail Despradelle, Constant Désiré
French
1862-1912
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Related Sites

thumbnail Beacon of Progress
CDD.BP
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