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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1890 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorSullivan, Louis H.en_US
dc.date1890en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-10T14:31:19Z
dc.date.available2013-05-10T14:31:19Z
dc.date.issued1890en_US
dc.identifier215172en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 225en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/122520
dc.descriptionUpper part of the right bronze gate, the hinge; The quiet elegance of this tomb celebrates life amidst the cemetery's somber environment of death. An architectural writer once described it as being "as near perfection as mortals are allowed to approach." Its beauty is achieved through a combination of simple geometric shapes and rich delicately proportioned ornamentation. The tomb is located in an area of Graceland Cemetery that contains the graves or monuments of such prominent Chicago families as the Potter Palmers, George Pullmans, and Marshall Fields. The Getty Tomb was built by businessman Henry Harrison Getty for his wife, Carrie Eliza Getty. The Getty family is interred in the tomb. It is a Chicago Landmark (1971) and on the US National Register of Historic Places (1974). Source: Chicago Landmarks [website]; http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/ (accessed 12/9/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumlimestone; bronzeen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectdeath or burialen_US
dc.subjectplantsen_US
dc.subjectArt Nouveauen_US
dc.titleGetty Tomben_US
dc.title.alternativeCarrie Eliza Getty Tomben_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-SL-GT-C10en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypemonumenten_US
vra.worktypetomben_US
dc.contributor.displayLouis H. Sullivan (American architect, 1856-1924)en_US


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