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Les sources iconographiques
des portraits fictifs du père jésuite Jacques Marquette

1902 Lawrence Carmichael Earle

« Marquette Winter Quarters 1674 - One of 16 historical paintings by Lawrence C. Earle, originally located in the banking room of the Central Trust Company of Illinois, 152 Monroe Street, Chicago [now stored within the Collection Services Department at the Chicago History Museum], this one commemorating Father Marquette`s lonely winter on the south branch of the Chicago River 1674/75. For a bronze plaque on the same event, see entry "Marquette Campsite 1674." [280a] » Sources : Early Chicago ; Google Images.

« Title: Early Chicago in mural paintings / by Lawrence C. Earle. : these paintings adorn the walls in the main banking room of the Central Trust Company of Illinois. Author/creator: Earle, Lawrence Carmichael, 1845-1921. Pub./made: Chicago : The Co., 1925. Phys. desc: [8] p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Note: Offprint: The bankers magazine, New York, vol. CX, no. 5, May 1925. » Source.

History of Chicago (Murals) 1902 - Historical paintings in the banking rook of the Central Trust Company of Illinois, 152 Monroe St, Chicago, Laurence C. Earle, His Art Work.

« About 1889, L. C. moved his family back to the New York area, living in Montclair, New Jersey. They quickly joined the social and art community there. Mrs. Earle became very involved with the Montclair Dramatic Club while L. C. was a founding member of the Montclair Art Museum. His years in Montclair were some of his most productive. It was while working in Montclair that he painted the famous mural series for Chicago National Bank called History of Chicago, The Dutch Boy Painter logo for the National Lead Company, St. Andrew’s Caddie, and the 1898 Columbian Exhibition murals. » Source.

« L. C. Earle (1845–1921). Beginning in 1900, he undertook a more ambitious project: a cycle of sixteen murals illustrating stages in Chicago’s development for the main banking room in the new Central Trust Company (later Chicago National Bank) building on Monroe Street. » Source.

Chicago, historical, pictorial.
Chicago : Rand, McNally & Co., c1902.
Phys. desc: 
64 p. : ill. ; 15 x 23 cm.
Containing historical descriptions of mural paintings by Mr. Lawrence C. Earle, in the building of the Chicago National Bank.


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