oliver morton school elmslee terracotta pieces


oliver morton school elmslee terracotta pieces


2 pieces available

AA# 48461

Circa: 1930
Condition: Very good
Material: Terracotta
Finish: Original
Country of origin: USA

29 1/8” wide x 7.75” tall x 17.5” deep

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George Grant Elmslie designed these terracotta stones for the Oliver Morton School in Hammond, Indiana in 1936. Built in 1936, the school was one of three schools in the area that Elmslie contributed to. The school was torn down in 1991- but luckily much of the historic terracotta was salvaged. This design is one of several repeating terracotta patterns. The design pays homage to Elmslie’s Louis Sullivan training in organic, foliate ornamentation and Art Deco geometry.

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