Bits and pieces from projects by the father of the skycraper, Louis Sullivan (1856-1924).

Section of a frieze. 1916.
Section of a frieze. 1916. Made for the Security State Bank, Hector, Minnesota. Polychromed glazed terracota. George Grant Elmslie designer for Louis Sullivan. American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company, manufacturer. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/1965/section-of-a-frieze-george-grant-elmslie
Stencil. ca. 1893.
Stencil. ca. 1893. Made for the Chicago Stock Exchange Building. Canvas and pigment. Louis J. Millet, designer for Adler and Sullivan. Healy and Millet, maker. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of art. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/55590/stencil-louis-henri-sullivan
Ornamental relief for the Schiller building. 1891-1892.
Ornamental relief for the Schiller building. 1891-1892. Gilt and painted plaster. Adler and Sullivan. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/5697/ornamental-relief-louis-henri-sullivan
Lunette and decorative panel, one of twelve. 1884-1885.
Lunette and decorative panel, one of twelve made for the Scoville building in Chicago. 1884-1885. Terra cotta. Louis Henri Sullivan, designer. Northwestern Terra Cotta Works (Norweta), maker. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/97838/lunette-and-decorative-panel-one-of-twelve-louis-henri-sullivan
Pair of elevator grilles, frieze and overgrille (frieze detail). ca. 1893-1894.
Pair of elevator grilles, frieze and overgrille (frieze detail). Made for the Chicago Stock Exchange Building. ca. 1893-1894. Copper-coated wrought iron. Louis Henri Sullivan. Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis. In the public domain due to age. via https://collections.artsmia.org/art/4441/pair-of-elevator-grilles-frieze-and-overgrille-louis-henri-sullivan
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