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This living history tour explores Tiffany Studios’ iconic glassmaking process from the perspective of artisans Clara Driscoll and Agnes Northrop, of the Women’s Glass Cutting Department.
This living history tour provides a fun, interactive, and educational lens through which visitors of all ages to the Driehaus Museum to experience life for a domestic servant during Chicago’s Gilded Age.
Inside the DePaul Art Museum, a fortified building not even Chicago’s El can rattle.
Excerpts from “Preservating Tiffany: A Collector’s Vision,” published in the exhibition catalogue “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection” (The Monacelli Press, 2013).
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum immerses visitors in one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago, the Gilded Age home of banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson.
Born in 1848, Louis Comfort Tiffany would become the seminal artist of America’s Gilded Age.