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University of Chicago Library

Guide to G. Cramer Plate Co. Lantern Slide Plates 1908

© 2009 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

G. Cramer Plate Co. Lantern Slide Plates

Dates:

1908

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 257

Size:

14 items

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Glass slide plates depict various buildings all of the Greco-Roman style.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: G. Cramer Plate Co. Lantern Slide Plates, Crerar Ms 257, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

The slides depict various buildings, which are of a similar size and style. All feature Greco-Roman architecture and feature columns and intricate masonry. Some of the slides show only a building, and others take a wider view of a building and its landscaped surrounding. One slide shows a relief of two men looking at a goddess-figure.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 257