Richard Nickel photograph, 1954-1972
One black and white print by Richard Nickel, building detail. Stamped on back: "Photo by/Richard Nickel/1508 Grove Ave./Park Ridge, Ill."
- Nickel, Richard, -1972 (Person)
Language of Materials
Records are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
1 Photographs : 4x6"
Richard Nickel was an alumnus of the IIT Institute of Design (1954, MS-Photography 1957) and studied photography under Aaron Siskind and worked on Siskind's project to document the work of Louis Sullivan. Nickel died on April 13, 1972 while photographing the Chicago Stock Exchange building during its demolition when a portion of the building collapsed around him.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Catherine Bruck, University Archivist