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Carl Milles letter to Henry Booth, 1943 September 27

Milles, Carl, b. 1875 d. 1955
Sculptor, Art teacher
Active in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Collection size: 1 item.

Collection Summary: A letter from Carl Milles, September 27, 1943, regarding Booth's uninvited visit to Milles's Cranbrook studio. Milles writes that he "looses all inspiration if strangers can go in that way."

Biographical/Historical Note: Milles was born in Sweden and later taught at Cranbrook Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Henry Booth was the son of George G. Booth, a founder of Cranbrook.

Donated 1962 by Henry S. Booth.

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