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Masonic Temple, Chicago.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Masonic Temple, Chicago., 1901
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 22.69 x 17.39 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0441

Exterior. A color photograph of two city blocks in Chicago, the Masonic Temple looming in the center of the image. Twenty-one stories high, its windows reflect the sunlight on one side. On the street below, awnings stretch over the sidewalks, while people walk.