Image ID
HB-07051-J
Headline
Living room in Morton D. May residence
Date Depicted
July 30, 1942
Date Created
July 30, 1942
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-07051-J, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
6561
Max Pixels - Width
8155
KEYWORDS
built environment
architecture
Hedrich-Blessing
Ladue (Mo.)
Architectural Forum
House & Garden
Ideal Home
Progressive Architecture
May, Morton D., Jr.
Jarvis, Howard
Marx, Samuel, 1902-
modernism
May Department Stores Company
furniture
living rooms
mid-century modern
interior decoration
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
1991.505
interior views
buildings
residence
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living room in morton d may residence

Interior view of a living room, showing textured sofas, various armcharis, and modernist tables, inside the Morton D. May residence in Ladue, Missouri, July 30, 1942. An expanse of green lawn bordered by trees and other plants is visible through the floor-to-ceiling window in the background. Photographed for Morton D. May, Howard Jarvis, and architect Samuel Marx, as well as publications Architectural Forum, House & Garden, Ideal Home, and Progressive Architecture.

Interior view of a living room, showing textured sofas, various armcharis, and modernist tables, inside the Morton D. May residence in Ladue, Missouri, July 30, 1942. An expanse of green lawn bordered by trees and other plants is visible through the floor-to-ceiling window in the background. Photographed for Morton D. May, Howard Jarvis, and architect Samuel Marx, as well as publications Architectural Forum, House & Garden, Ideal Home, and Progressive Architecture.