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Print - The Vertical Mile (Chicago 1932)
  • The Vertical Mile (Chicago 1932)
    Geerlings, Gerald K. , born 1897 - died 1998
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The Vertical Mile (Chicago 1932)

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1932 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geerlings, Gerald K. , born 1897 - died 1998 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 158, box A

Physical description

Etching depicting, on the right, the London Guarantee Building, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago. On the left is a view looking down Michigan Avenue.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1932 (made)


Geerlings, Gerald K. , born 1897 - died 1998 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Gerald K. Geerlings.'
Signed in pencil

Lettered with title


Height: 12.375 in, Width: 9.0625 in

Descriptive line

Print by Gerald K. Geerlings, 'The Vertical Mile (Chicago 1932),' etching, United States, 1932

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933


Paper; Ink




Prints; Topography; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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