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Oberlin College - Art Museum photograph
Description: Reverse reads: "Code - D10; Class - Colleges & Art Galleries; Ident - Art Museum, Oberlin; Location - Oberlin." Words engraved on the front of the building are "The Fine Arts A Heritage From The Past", " To the Arts A Gift to the Future "The Cause of Art is the Cause of the People." Italian Renaissance-style building designed by Cass Gilbert and named after its founder, Dr. Dudley Peter Allen (B.A. 1875), a distinguished graduate and trustee of Oberlin College. The complex of buildings designed in 1917 represents an eclectic dialogue between Tuscan Renaissance and Midwestern vernacular architectural styles. First college art museum west of the Alleghenies The building features a colonnade across the front and is topped with terracotta roof tiles. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B05F02_035
Subjects: Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Education; Universities and colleges; Oberlin College
Places: Oberlin (Ohio); Lorain County (Ohio)