View Across the Great Basin of the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

Object Number: 
1968.49
Date: 
1893-1894
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, white priming, oil paint, pastel, and graphite on paper mounted on canvas (removed from stretcher)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 29 1/16 in. (40.6 x 73.8 cm)
Marks: 
Signed at lower left in blue pastel: "Lydia Field Emmet."
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in blue pastel: "Lydia Field Emmet."
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James Ketchum Smith
Provenance: 
Commissioned by McKim, Mead, & White; in Emmet's account book for 1894; donated by the wife of James Ketchum Smith, a later partner of Lawrence White, son of Stanford White, and a prominent architect in the firm.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group