Image ID
HB-05554-I
Headline
View of sectional couch and other furniture, Herman Miller Showroom
Date Depicted
November 27, 1939
Date Created
November 27, 1939
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2017, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-05554-I, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Horizon Bib. No.
6208
Max Pixels - Height
6000
Max Pixels - Width
4897
KEYWORDS
(n.p.)
built environment
architecture
interior views
Hedrich-Blessing
Herman Miller Furniture Company
furniture
showrooms
mid-century modern
Rohde, Gilbert
modular furniture
couches
living rooms
model homes
sectionals
Merchandise Mart (Chicago, Ill.)
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
1991.505
Chicago (Ill.)
hb05554i
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view of sectional couch and other furniture herman miller showroom

Interior view of a furniture display, with a long sectional sofa placed along a curvilinear wall with an amoeba-shaped cut-out, a glass-and-Lucite coffee table, and armchairs, at the Herman Miller Showroom, probably located at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 1939. Photographed for Miller designer Gilbert Rohde.

Interior view of a furniture display, with a long sectional sofa placed along a curvilinear wall with an amoeba-shaped cut-out, a glass-and-Lucite coffee table, and armchairs, at the Herman Miller Showroom, probably located at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 1939. Photographed for Miller designer Gilbert Rohde.