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Henry B. Babson residence, alterations, furnishings, and decoration
Purcell, Feick and Elmslie
Riverside, Illinois  [demolished]  1912, 1914

The alterations to the Babson house over the years were frequent, and have several accounting entries in the commission list.  All of them are collected here for easier access.


Light fixture, 1912 




Andirons, circa 1981

Detail, andiron

  7 images are available from the University of Minnesota digital database.



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The chair from the sleeping porch remodel is now in the collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art
(Click on the link and search under "Elmslie")

Courtesy Tim Loftus
Another view of the andirons as they are displayed in the Chicago Institute of Art is available on a page of P&E works at the PrairieStyles web site

research courtesy mark hammons