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AN AMERICAN PALACE: CHICAGO'S SAMUEL M. NICKERSON HOUSE. David Bagnall and Richard H. Driehaus. Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago, 2011. Distributed by University of Chicago Press. 120 pp. with 85 ills. (51 col.). 24 x 31 cm. LC 2011-927748 ISBN 9780615478449 In English.
Exploring the rich and varied history of the Samuel M. Nickerson House, one of Chicago's grandest Gilded Age residences and home to a museum established in 2003 by Chicago philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus that underwent a meticulous and extensive renovation before opening to the public in 2008, this book documents the building's exceptionally restored woodwork, stained glass and tiling, as well as the museum's diverse collection of decorative and fine arts from the period between 1880 and 1920.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1800-1900 — Architecture, Interior Design
Plans: 71,75
Worldwide Number: 075663
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