Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Bartlett murals – Where are they now?

 Robert Allerton and Frederic Clay Bartlett, both born in 1873, lived on Chicago’s Prairie Avenue. Robert was mostly homeschooled with tutors, but the boys played with the neighborhood children, most of whom were also children of industrialists. The two would … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Spring; & Allerton’s Adam at the AIC

Looking across the Sangamon River from the first small bluff on the Buck Shroth trail (aka Hepatica Hill), the consideration of the future carpet of Hepatica on this hill two months hence brings encouragement in the last stretch of this … Continue reading

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