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Tree and Leaves with Owl Terra Cotta Screen for Oliver P. Morton School, Hammond - 1936

Tree and Leaves with Owl Terra Cotta Screen for Oliver P. Morton School, Hammond - 1936

This intricate screen, featuring the shady leaves of a sprawling tree forming a canopy for a wise owl, is from the now razed Oliver P. Morton School in Hammond. Created in 1936, it is just one panel piece of a decorative perforated terra cotta screen that was above the entrance of the school.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Terra Cotta Adornment Sculpture of Amused Child Cradling a Rabbit while Stacking Building Blocks from Oliver P. Morton School in Hammond-1936

Terra Cotta Adornment Sculpture of Amused Child Cradling a Rabbit while Stacking Building Blocks from Oliver P. Morton School in Hammond-1936

In a collaboration that included Chicago architect George Grant Elmslie, artis Alfonso Iannelli created this terra cotta sculpture of an amused child cradling a rabbit while stacking building blocks for the Oliver P. Morton Elementary School in Hammond in 1936. This block adornment was locat…

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Left hanging

Left hanging

A vintage dining poster featuring an ample-sized hungry man guarding his bowl of soup will represent "gluttony," for an exhibit of poster art reflecting the theme of "The Seven Deadly Sins" at the 2012 International Vintage Poster Fair at the Chicago Cultural Arts Center this weekend.

March 30, 2012 12:00 am
Left hanging: International Vintage Poster Fair returns to Chicago this weekend

Left hanging: International Vintage Poster Fair returns to Chicago this weekend

David Pollack describes the hobby of collection vintage posters as "more than just addictive."

March 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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