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Edna S. Purcell summer residence
Purcell and Elmslie
Rose Valley, Pennsylvania   1918

The following images are available from the UMedia Digital Archive at the University of Minnesota Libraries.
Floor plan Floor plan
Section Elevation
Section Design plate
Proposed mural sketch
The image to the left is in the Rose Valley file, but on the basis of the scale (right for the Lake Place fireplace but not the Rose Valley cottage), rendering style (Purcell's earlier 1910s hand) and the quality of the linen (similar in texture to that of the 1912-1915 working drawing sets) I suspect that it was intended for the master bedroom fireplace on the second floor of the Edna S. Purcell residence known as "Lake Place" in Minneapolis (1913).  As historical consultant, I noted the drawing in this capacity for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts restoration and still think a copy should be exhibited next to the hearth. 

research courtesy mark hammons