|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
1 bronze uniface; 6.25 in. diameter.
Using the Collection
Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email email@example.com.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
History / Biographical Note
John M. Carrère (1858-1911) was a partner in the distinguished New York architectural firm of Carrère & Hastings, which designed many private residences and public buildings, including the United States Senate and House Office Building in Washington, D.C. and the New York Public Library.
The sculptor Carl Augustus Herber was born in Stuttgart, Germany. After immigrating to America and attending the Art Institute of Chicago, he continued his studies in Paris. He was known primarily as a sculptor of monuments.