Image ID
HB-07630-E
Headline
Orpheus fountain at Cranbrook Academy of Art
Date Depicted
November 16, 1943
Date Created
November 16, 1943
Creator
Hedrich, Kenneth A. for Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved.
Credit Line
HB-07630-E, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection; Kenneth A. Hedrich, photographer
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
2564
Max Pixels - Width
3200
KEYWORDS
built environment
architecture
buildings
Bloomfield Hills (Mich.)
art schools
fountains
hydraulic works
public art
sculptures
campuses
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955
Orpheus Fountain
Pencil Points
modernism
1991.505
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
Cranbrook Academy of Art
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orpheus fountain at cranbrook academy of art

Exterior view of the Orpheus fountain, a decorative water fountain surrounded by a series of nude sculptures, by Swedish artist Carl Milles, at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, November 16, 1943. Photographed for building architect Eliel Saarinen and Pencil Points.

Exterior view of the Orpheus fountain, a decorative water fountain surrounded by a series of nude sculptures, by Swedish artist Carl Milles, at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, November 16, 1943. Photographed for building architect Eliel Saarinen and Pencil Points.