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FRANCIS W. LITTLE RESIDENCE I - PEORIA (1902 - S.070)
STABLE (1902 - S.071)

 
Date: Circa 1940 (Peoria)

Title: Francis W. and Mary Little Residence I, Peoria (1902 - - S.070)

Description: Exterior viewed from the South. The Living Room is on the far left, Entrance in the center, and Covered Porch to the right. 1505 W. Moss, Peoria. Francis Little was an attorney and owner of a utility company in Peoria, Illinois. He hired his friend, Frank Lloyd Wright to design his home in Peoria. He retained Wright again that year to add a Stable to the home. In 1908 they sold the home and moved to Minnesota where they hired Wright a second time to build a second home, "Northome". Construction was delayed due to Wright’s departure for Europe. Their Peoria home was purchased by Robert and Cora Clark. In 1930, it was purchased by Charles and Laura Hill Buehler. Photographed by Gilman Lane. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Size: Original 9.5 x 7.25 B&W photograph.

S#: 0531.31.0212

   
Date: Circa 1940 (Peoria)

Title: Francis W. and Mary Little Residence I, Peoria (1902 - - S.070)

Description: Exterior viewed from the West. The pantry is on the far left, the kitchen n the center, and the Living Room is on the right. The Master Bedroom, situated over the Living Room, leads out to an open Balcony. 1505 W. Moss, Peoria. Francis Little was an attorney and owner of a utility company in Peoria, Illinois. He hired his friend, Frank Lloyd Wright to design his home in Peoria. He retained Wright again that year to add a Stable to the home. In 1908 they sold the home and moved to Minnesota where they hired Wright a second time to build a second home, "Northome". Construction was delayed due to Wright’s departure for Europe. Their Peoria home was purchased by Robert and Cora Clark. In 1930, it was purchased by Charles and Laura Hill Buehler. Photographed by Gilman Lane. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Size: Original 9.25 x 7.5 B&W photograph.

S#: 0531.32.0212

   
Date: 1977 (Peoria)

Title: (Little Residence I) Peoria Two, East/West Bluff Pre-1940  (Published by the Architectural/ Historical Survey Committee, Peoria)

Author: Anonymous

Description: Historical record of the pre 1940 homes in Peoria, IL. A full spread is given to the Little House which includes a brief history and five photographs on pages 21-22. The cover illustration is a line drawing of the Little House which wraps around the back cover. No credit given to the illustration. (First Edition)

Size: 11 x 17

Pages: Pp 34

S#: 2023.02.0205

   
Date: 1981

Title: Francis W. and Mary Little Residence I, High-back Side Chair, Peoria (1902 - S.070) 1981.

Description: Francis Little was an attorney and owner of a utility company in Peoria, Illinois. He hired his friend, Frank Lloyd Wright to design his home in Peoria. He retained Wright again that year to add a Stable to the home. In 1908 they sold the home and moved to Minnesota where they hired Wright to build a second home, "Northome". Construction was delayed due to Wright’s departure for Europe. Two oak high back side chairs, 52 (H). On November 29, 1999, the chair on the left was sold at Christies, New York, Lot 493, from the Barbara Streisand Collection, $123,500 plus premium. The chair on the right, Lot 492, from the Barbara Streisand Collection, sold for $134,500 plus premium. The high back chairs resemble the Browne’s Bookstore High Back Chair (1907). Wall Sconce. Possibly from the Francis W. Little Residence I or the Sherman Booth Residence. A pair from the Booth Residence was at "The Art of Frank Lloyd Wright" by Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, in collaboration with Kelmscott Gallery, Chicago, March 8-May 7, 1994. The Booth scone measures 16.25 (H) x 8.5 (W) x 6 (D). See Important 19th and 20th Century Architectural Objects and Designs, 1990, Lot 499. Side table: Little Residence I, 1902. See Memories... The Personal Property of Barbara Streisand, 1999. Nakoma and Nakomis: Black glazed terra-cotta figures circa 1929. Terra-cotta figures published in "Frank Lloyd Wright" Kelmscott Gallery, p.40: Nakoma 13 (H), Nakomis 16 (H). Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries.   Wright Chairs.

Size: Six 4 x 5 Color photographs.

ST#: 1981.126.0413

   
Date: 1981

Title: Francis W. and Mary Little Residence I, High-back Side Chair, Peoria (1902 - S.070) 1981.

Description: Francis Little was an attorney and owner of a utility company in Peoria, Illinois. He hired his friend, Frank Lloyd Wright to design his home in Peoria. He retained Wright again that year to add a Stable to the home. In 1908 they sold the home and moved to Minnesota where they hired Wright to build a second home, "Northome". Construction was delayed due to Wright’s departure for Europe. Oak high back side chair, 52 (H). On November 29, 1999, the chair on the right was sold at Christies, New York, Lot 492, from the Barbara Streisand Collection, $134,500 plus premium. The high back chair resembles the Browne’s Bookstore High Back Chair (1907). Wall Sconce. Possibly from the Francis W. Little Residence I or the Sherman Booth Residence. A pair from the Booth Residence was at "The Art of Frank Lloyd Wright" by Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, in collaboration with Kelmscott Gallery, Chicago, March 8-May 7, 1994. The Booth scone measures 16.25 (H) x 8.5 (W) x 6 (D). See Important 19th and 20th Century Architectural Objects and Designs, 1990, Lot 499.  Side table: Little Residence I, 1902. See Memories... The Personal Property of Barbara Streisand, 1999. Nakoma: Black glazed terra-cotta figure circa 1929. Terra-cotta figures published in "Frank Lloyd Wright" Kelmscott Gallery, p.40: Nakoma 13 (H). Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries. Wright Chairs.

Size: One 4 x 5 Color photograph and four 4 x 5 Color Transparencies.

ST#: 1981.127.0413

   
Date: 1981

Title: Francis W. and Mary Little Residence I, High-back Side Chair, Peoria (1902 - S.070) 1981.

Description: Francis Little was an attorney and owner of a utility company in Peoria, Illinois. He hired his friend, Frank Lloyd Wright to design his home in Peoria. He retained Wright again that year to add a Stable to the home. In 1908 they sold the home and moved to Minnesota where they hired Wright to build a second home, "Northome". Construction was delayed due to Wright’s departure for Europe. Oak high back side chair, 52 (H). On November 29, 1999, the chair on the right was sold at Christies, New York, Lot 492, from the Barbara Streisand Collection, $134,500 plus premium. The high back chair resembles the Browne’s Bookstore High Back Chair (1907). Wall Sconce. Possibly from the Francis W. Little Residence I or the Sherman Booth Residence. A pair from the Booth Residence was at "The Art of Frank Lloyd Wright" by Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, in collaboration with Kelmscott Gallery, Chicago, March 8-May 7, 1994. The Booth scone measures 16.25 (H) x 8.5 (W) x 6 (D). See Important 19th and 20th Century Architectural Objects and Designs, 1990, Lot 499.  Side table: Little Residence I, 1902. See Memories... The Personal Property of Barbara Streisand, 1999. Harp Stand: Taliesin, Spring Green Harp Stand. Frank Lloyd Wright designed Harp Stand. The Shelf is an isosceles trapezoid, the Post is composed of three pieces connected in the center, the Base is a triangle. Acquired from Kelmscott Galleries. Wright Chairs.

Size: Four 4 x 5 Color Transparencies.

ST#: 1981.128.0413

   
Date: 1990 (Peoria)

Title: American Arts & Craft, Virtue In Design. September 21, 1900 - January 6, 1991. Frank Lloyd Wright Los Angeles County Museum Of Art.

Author: Museum Assoc, Los Angeles County Museum Of Art

Description: Presentation Drawing for the Francis W. Little House, Peoria, Illinois, 1902-3, Black ink, watercolor, and gilt on parchment, Collection of Max Palevsky and Jodie Evans.

Size: 12 1/4 x 23 11/16

Pages: 24 x 36

ST#: 1990.83.0411

   
   
   

FRANCIS W. LITTLE RESIDENCE II - NORTHOME (1912 - S.173)

 
Date: 1913 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) Francis W. Little House Living Room

Description: “200B. Francis W. Little House, ‘Northome’ R.F.D. 3, Wayzata, Minn. 1913 - Living Room.”  Photographic copy of Plate 200b, “In The Nature of Material” Hitchcock, 1942.  Verso label: “The Living Room from the Francis Little House, Wayzata, Minn. 1912-1914.  Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The Emily C. Chadbourne Bequest.  Photo by Hollis, courtesy Henry-Russell Hitchcock.” 

Size: 8 x 10 silver gelatin photo

S#: 0120.03.0207

   
Date: 1913

Title: Francis W. Little House Living Room, 1913.

Description: Photographic copy of Plate 200b, "In The Nature of Material" Hitchcock, 1942. Clipping pasted to verso: "At home. Frank Lloyd Wright’s majestic living room for the F. W. Little house in Wayzata, Minnesota, (1912-1915) is to be rebuilt in the enlarged American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Kansas City Star. Sunday, May 21, 1972." Stamped on clipping: "May 21, 1972." Acquired from the archives from the Kansas City Star.

Size: Original 7 x 5.5 B&W photograph.

S#:
0120.19.1217
   
Date: 1954

Title: Sixty Years of Living Architecture Exhibition, Los Angeles 1954 (Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation project #5427).

Description: A traveling exhibition of Wright's work, consisting of models, photographs and original drawings. A Preview of the exhibition was held in Philadelphia (January 1951). The world wide tour opened in Palazzo Strozzi Florence, Italy (June 1951). In "Sixty Years" (New York), Wright notes that from Florence the Exhibition traveled to "Switzerland, France, German and Holland". The Exhibition catalogs are dated: Paris (April 1952), Zurich (End of May 1952), Munich (May 16 - June 15, 1952), and Rotterdam (dated June 1, 1952). After two years in Europe the exhibition crossed the Atlantic to Mexico City, then to New York (1953). After an exhibition in Los Angeles, June, 1954, the final exhibition took place in Chicago, October, 1956. The Los Angeles exhibition premiere was held at Barnsdall Park’s Municipal Art Center on June 1, 1954, then open to the public from June 2 to July 11, and was extended to July 25, 1954. A temporary pavilion, similar to the pavilion in New York, was attached to the line of kennels that reached from the house to the garage. Exhibition Panel #25. "Francis W. Little House, Wayzata, Minn., 1913. Example of the integration of a house with nature, decentralized plan. This is the third house the architect built for Mr. Little." Top: View of the front of the home. Bottom Left: View of the Living Room. Bottom Right: Floor Plan. Photographed by Loch Crane in June, 1954.

Size: B&W 2.25" negative, high res scan, and 8 x 8 B&W photograph

S#:
1045.42.1116-4
   
Date: 1972

Title: Francis W. Little House (1912 - S.173, Residence II - Northome) circa 1972, Wayzata, Minn.

Description: This was Little’s second home designed by Wright in 1912. Mr. Little past away in 1923. Mrs. Little gave the summer home to their daughter Eleanor and her husband, Raymond Stevenson. By the late 1960s, the Stevensons could not keep up with the challenges of the home. The Metropolitan bought the house in March, 1972, installing the Living Room, selling other portions of the home to other museums. The home was demolished in the summer of 1972. Photograph by Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates, New York, before demolition of the home.

Size: Original 8 x 10 B&W photograph.

S#: 1909.42.1113

   
Date: 1973 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) An Architect and His Client: Frank Lloyd Wright and Francis W. Little (Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 2, 1973)

Author: Heckscher, Morrison; Miller, Elizabeth G.

Description: A catalog for an exhibition that is a prelude to the permanent installation of the great living room from Northome. Exhibition includes examples of leaded glass, furniture, original drawings, photographs, letters and books from the Francis Little House, all from the Museum’s collection.   Text concerns The Architect, Client, House, Glass and Furniture.  Includes 24 phonographs and illustrations. (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1914)

Size: 6.8 x 8.75

Pages: Pp 24

S#: 1914.00.0507

   
Date: 1973 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) Frank Lloyd Wright: A Bibliography (Little House destruction)

Author: Starosciak, Kenneth & Jane

Description: (#308 of 750 Copies) (First Edition)  (Sweeney 1919)

Size:

Pages: Pp 44

S#: 1919.00.1000

   
Date: 1974 (Northome)

Title:

Description: (Little Residence II) Francis W. Little House, Hallway windows.  Northrome, Minnesota, 1912-14.  Dismantled in 1972.  These windows are part of the collection of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.  Photographed by The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. 

Size: Original 8 x 10 silver gelatin photo

S#: 1963.02.0207

   
Date: 1978 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) Frank Lloyd Wright: The Library from the Francis W. Little House

Author: Haight, Deborah S.; Blume, Peter F.

Description: The Library from the Francis W. Little House at the Allentown Art Museum.  (First Edition)

Size:

Pages: Pp 20

ST#: 1978.12.0503

   
East-Heinz 1.jpg (31723 bytes) Date: 1982

Publication: Metropolitan Museum of Art - Fall 1982  (Soft Cover)

Author: Kaufmann, Edgar Jr.

Description: Original SC List Price $8.95. (First Edition)

Pages: 56

ST#: 1982.05.0499

   
Date: 1983 (Northome)

Title: Francis W. Little House Living Room, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (S.173 - 1912).

Description: Label pasted on verso: "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Little house living room, now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. ‘The furnishings and their setting are completely integrated,’ notes House and Garden. It is almost impossible to decorate a Wright interior with any other furniture than his own. Photograph by Karen Radkai. (C) 1983 by The Condi Nast Publications Inc." Stamped on verso: "Mar 24 1983". Acquired from the archived of the Chicago Tribune.

Size: Original 6.5 x 4.75 B&W photograph.

ST#: 1983.24.0811

   
Date: 1983 (Northome)

Title: Francis W. Little House Living Room (1912 - S.173)

Description: Mr. Little past away in 1923. Mrs. Little gave the summer home to their daughter Eleanor and her husband, Raymond Stevenson. By the late 1960s, the Stevensons could not keep up with the challenges of the home. The Metropolitan bought the house in 1972, installing the Living Room, selling other portions of the home to other museums. Label on verso: "The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The living room from the Francis Little House, Wayzata, Minn. 1912-1914. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Emily C. Chadbourne Bequest. Photo by Cervin Robinson." Acquired from the archived of the Chicago Tribune.

Size: Original 10 x 8 B&W photograph.

ST#: 1983.28.0112

   
Date: 1983

Title: Francis W. Little House Living Room 1983 (1912 - S.173).

Description: Mr. Little past away in 1923. Mrs. Little gave the summer home to their daughter Eleanor and her husband, Raymond Stevenson. By the late 1960s, the Stevensons could not keep up with the challenges of the home. The Metropolitan bought the house in 1972, installing the Living Room, selling other portions of the home to other museums. Label on verso: "The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The living room from the Francis Little House, Wayzata, Minn. 1912-1914. Designed by
Frank Lloyd Wright. The Emily C. Chadbourne Bequest. Photo by Cervin Robinson." Clipping pasted to verso: "The great living room of the Francis W. Little house, Wayzata, Minn., has been disassembled and rebuilt in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City." Stamped on clipping: "Jan 30 1983."

Size: Original 10 x 8 B&W photograph.

ST#:
1983.43.0218
   
Date: 1987 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) The American Wing, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Originally published in 1985 by Bradford D. Kelleher, Publisher, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This 1987 first edition is published by Harrison House, distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York)

Author: Davidson, Marshall B.; Stillinger, Elizabeth

Description: "The American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum is the home of America's most important and wide ranging collection of the painting, sculpture, and decorative arts that have flourished in this country since our earliest days. Brilliantly photographed and discussed are: 17 of the famous period rooms, authentic settings that give us a vivid sense of the changing styles of American life, from the Hart Room, before 1674 to the living room of the Little house completed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1914. 524 plates." (Dust Jacket.) Chapter on Little Living Room. Wright on pages 12, 93-97, 194, 195, 197, 198, 199, 247, 273. Includes twelve photographs and two illustrations. Original list price $50.00. (First Harrison House Edition)

Size: 9.25 x 12.25

Pages: Pp 352

ST#: 1987.63.1109

   
Date: 1989 (Northome)

Title: (Little Residence II) Working With an Architect: The Littles and Frank Lloyd Wright  (Soft Cover)  (Produced by The Domino’s Center for Architecture & Design for The Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit Services)

Author: Domino’s Center for Architecture

Description: In 1972, after efforts were exhausted to preserve the Little House on its site, interior rooms were saved.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art installed the Living Room.  The Allentown Art Museum installed the Library.  The Minneapolis Institute of Art installed remnants of other rooms.  The Domino’s Center for Architecture and Design purchased the Bedroom Wing and displayed portions of it.  Includes five photographs and six illustrations. Two copies. (First Edition)

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 12

ST#: 1989.18.0202, 1989.50.0207

   
Date: 1993

Title: Allentown Art Museum, Francis W. Little Library Window (1912 - S.173).

Description: "Allentown Art Museum. Library window from the Francis W. Little house, Frank Lloyd Wright, 1913. Gift of Bernard and Audrey Berman. This poster is supported jointly by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Holiday Hair Fashions, Inc., and another donor."

Size: 28 x 22

ST#:
1993.87.0617
   
   
   

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