Windows

Designed by William L. Price, American, 1861 - 1916

Geography:
Probably made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1899

Medium:
Leaded glass; white oak frame

Dimensions:
28 1/4 x 46 5/8 x 1 7/8 inches (71.8 x 118.4 x 4.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1974-146-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Thomas Skelton Harrison Fund, 1974

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Label:
William Price designed these windows, part of a set of seven, for the Merion, Pennsylvania, estate of snuff magnate John O. Gilmore. Gilmore was an avid hunter and the images Price depicted (here, a falcon and powder horn) would have been appropriate for the estate’s stable. Price was a prominent Philadelphia architect and the founder of the Arts and Crafts community Rose Valley, located just outside Philadelphia, for which Gilmore provided financial backing.