Fisher Period

This gallery features historic photographs taken between 1901 and 1916, the period of time when the Lucius G. Fisher family occupied the residence.

The residence viewed from the southwest, ca. 1910. Photo courtesy of Roland C. Nickerson.
Smoking Room, ca. 1910. Photo courtesy of Roland C. Nickerson.
Den (formerly the Gallery), ca. 1910, after an extensive renovation of the space in 1900 by George Washington Maher. Photo courtesy of Roland C. Nickerson.

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September 13, 2016
‘Giant Gems of the Smithsonian’ Now Open in Dallas

The exhibition opened last Friday at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and includes a 56-carat amethyst necklace circa 1915 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Read more

The History of the Samuel M. Nickerson Mansion

In 1879, Chicago banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson commissioned a new house from the architectural firm of Burling and Whitehouse of Chicago. Read more

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