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The basin and fountain of Latona are seen here from the west looking east toward the Orangerie, Palace of Versailles.

This fountain and its basin were models for Grant Park planner Edward H. Bennett and associated French designers. They…

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Photo view of Paris's Tuileries gardens and Place de la Concorde, east of the Louvre, Paris, ca. 1890s. In the distance can be seen the 1889 Eiffel Tower.

This is a Swiss-process "Photochrom" image, colorized from black and white, for which the…

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The prominence of this image on scrapbook pages in Bennett's papers, retained by him in 1953, along with Burnham seen writing in the setting in the 1800 Railway Exchange Building studio, suggested that this was an image of Burnham working on the 1909…

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This 1904-06 photo shows the cabin designed by Burnham firm associate architect Willis Polk (1867-1924), on a high vantage point overlooking San Francisco. The person shown here on the deck appears to be Polk. For more information on Polk's career,…

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This 1905 photo by Edward Bennett, found in his personal scrapbook and consistent in size and character with other of his views, was published in Moore's 1921 biography, I., facing p.230. It shows Bennett's employer, architect Daniel H. Burnham,…

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A bird's-eye view watercolor sketch of Chicago and environs by Edward H. Bennett.

This is one of two such sketches found on a few pages of a scrapbook, retained by Bennett in 1953 when he donated much of his material to the Art Institute. Also…

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A bird's-eye view watercolor sketch of Chicago and environs by Edward H. Bennett. This is one of two such sketches found on a few pages of a scrapbook, retained by Bennett in 1953 when he donated much of his material to the Art Institute of Chicago.…

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This image is a carte de visite (visiting card) sized small albumen print photograph, taken in Paris while future Chicago architect Peirce Anderson was studying there, in the 1890s. William Peirce Anderson, 1870-1924, was known as Peirce or as Andy…

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Daniel H. Burnham informal sketches for an Fifth Avenue apartment (presumably not built), New York. A large residence in the style of a Parisian "hotel" or aristocratic residence.

This leaf of letterhead stationery with pencil sketches of plans…

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Moore details status of chapter revisions of Plan of Chicago. He also updates Bennett on events in a meeting with the Committee while making revisions.
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