Image ID
DN-0068924
Headline
Captain Brooke, Mrs. Lawrence Viles, Major Keown and Major Wright, standing by a garden fountain, lily pads in foreground
Date Depicted
1917
Date Created
1917
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0068924, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Max Pixels - Height
2427
Max Pixels - Width
2986
KEYWORDS
DN-0068924
Vernon Hills (Ill.)
1960.784
Brooke, R. J.
Keown, H. E
Viles, Lawrence E., Mrs.
Wright, E. W
Insull, Samuel, 1859-1938
Homes and haunts
Illinois
Vernon Hills
1350 North Milwaukee Avenue (Vernon Hills, Ill.)
Commonwealth Edison Company
Illinois War Council
Military officers
1910-1919
Women
Libertyville (Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0068924.tif
DN-0068924
captain brooke mrs lawrence viles major keown and major wright standing by a garden fountain lily pads in foreground

Group portrait of Captain R. J. Brooke of Canada, Mrs. Lawrence E. Viles of Lake Forest, Illinois, Major H. E. Keown of Canada and Major E. W. Wright standing by a fountain in the garden at Samuel Insull's home near Libertyville, Illinois. Insull was President of Commonwealth Edison and Chairman of the Illinois State Council of Defense during World War I. An unidentified man is standing on the edge of the fountain on the right of the image. The mansion was built in 1914 for Insull; purchased in 1937 by the John Cuneo, Sr., family; and later became the Cuneo Museum at 1350 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills, Ill.

Group portrait of Captain R. J. Brooke of Canada, Mrs. Lawrence E. Viles of Lake Forest, Illinois, Major H. E. Keown of Canada and Major E. W. Wright standing by a fountain in the garden at Samuel Insull's home near Libertyville, Illinois. Insull was President of Commonwealth Edison and Chairman of the Illinois State Council of Defense during World War I. An unidentified man is standing on the edge of the fountain on the right of the image. The mansion was built in 1914 for Insull; purchased in 1937 by the John Cuneo, Sr., family; and later became the Cuneo Museum at 1350 North Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills, Ill.