Dwight Perkins exhibition photographs

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

Photographs taken by Jeff Crisman for an exhibition about Chicago architect Dwight Heald Perkins, held at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Department of Art & Architecture Gallery 400 in 1989. Included are interior views of the Perkins residence in Evanston, Illinois, featuring artwork by Lucy Fitch Perkins.

Biographical Historical Note

Lucy Fitch Perkins was an American children's book author and illustrator, famous for writing the Twins series of books. She was married to architect Dwight Perkins, who designed their home in Evanston, Ill.

Additional Notes

Related collection: Architectural Records and Personal Papers of Dwight Perkins, Chicago History Museum.