Taft, Lorado

Taft, Lorado

Taft, Lorado
Group 3
I: Individuals and Groups
Dining at Midway Studios with Lorado Taft (head of table), sculptor and instructor at the University of Chicago and at the Art Institute of Chicago. Pictured, from left: Agnes V. Fromen; Hester Bremmer; Robert Tschaegle; Seth Belsey; Nellie Verne Walker; Unidentified; Leonard Crunelle; Mary H. Webster; Mr. Taft; Gertrude Strickler; Mabel Torrey; Betty Jane Torrey; Fred Torrey; Ben Shute; Ruth Mose; Mrs. Gamache (Housekeeper and Cook); and Enrique Alférez. In the background is a plaster model of Taft's "Recording Angel," which was commissioned by inventor Clarence Shaler in memory of his wife Blanche Bancroft Shaler, who died in 1921.
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936 | Shute, Ben, 1905-1986 | Torrey, Mabel Landrum, 1886-1974 | Fromen, Agnes Valborg, born 1868 | Shaler, Clarence Addison, 1860-1941 | Shaler, Blanche Bancroft, 1868-1921
ca. 1922
Photographic prints; 18.9 x 23.9 cm
Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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