Henry Harms Historic Home in Skokie

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Description

Oil painting depicts the house owned by Henry Harms, the founder of Skokie in 1854. The 1869 farmhouse, built of hand-made bricks, and formerly located near the Skokie Public Library on Oakton Street, is shown with a porch and tall trees covered with colorful autumn leaves.

Eugene J. Paprocki was born in Chicago and his paintings are exhibited internationally.
On plaque: "Eugene J. Paprocki/The Third And Last Home/Of Henry Harms (1832-1913)/Skokie's Founder/5319 Oakton Street/Commissioned By the Board Of Trustees/Skokie Public Library-2002"

Rights

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Physical Dimensions

47 x 59 in.

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