J.A. Haack , Portrait of John E. Brent, c. 1910-12; Gelatin silver print mounted on paper board, Oval: 5 1/16 x 3 5/8 inches, mounted on 8 ½ x 6-inch board; Lent by Descendants of John E. Brent
Embossed by photographer “J.A. Haack, 726 Seventh St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
The varying ceiling heights in the Burchfield Penney lobby were inspired by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who often used this signature element in the Prairie houses he designed-including the nearby Darwin D. Martin House.