Boat passing the Merchandise Mart

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Title

Boat passing the Merchandise Mart

Subject

Painting

Description

Painting shows a large vessel towed by a steam tug, moving under the upraised Franklin-Orleans St. bridge; the southwest corner of the Merchandise Mart ( a commercial building located in the downtown Loop that opened in 1930) on the right. Small orange speedboat on left.

Creator

Chase, Richard A., 1892-1985 (artist)

Source

Owned by Chicago Historical Society. Gift of Richard A. Chase.

Publisher

Chicago History Museum

Date

circa 1935

Contributor

Alexandra Gradwohl

Rights

© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2016, all rights reserved.

Format

Painting
Oil on masonite

Unframed Height: 76.2 cm (30.0625 in); Unframed Width: 101.6 cm (40.125 in)

Type

Painting

Identifier

Richard A. Chase painting of boat passing the Merchandise Mart, circa 1935

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Painting

Physical Dimensions

Unframed Height: 76.2 cm (30.0625 in); Unframed Width: 101.6 cm (40.125 in)

Files

Richard A. Chase painting of boat passing the Merchandise Mart, circa 1935.jpg

Citation

Chase, Richard A., 1892-1985 (artist), “Boat passing the Merchandise Mart,” Paris of the Midwest: Chicago, 1837-1987, accessed May 15, 2021, https://parisofthemidwest.omeka.net/items/show/161.