Peoria Public Library
Main Library
107 Northeast Monroe Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Alliance Library System
Phillips Swager Associates, architects
Opened March 23, 1968

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Peoria Public Library, Willcox Branch
Opened July 1, 1940


Postcard Collection

   


Art in the Library

Luigi Lucioni
Summer Shadows
Print - Etching
6.5h x 12.5w
Sam Thal
Above the Cove
Print - Etching
8.5h x 12w
Thomas Benton
Island Hay
Print - Lithograph
9.5h x 12.5w
William MacLean
Birch Ridge
Print - Etching
9.5h x 12w
Georges Schreiber
Going Home
Print - Lithograph
9h x 13w
Carmen Bonanno
The Mates
Print - Etching
Eduardo Kingman
Grinding Corn
Print - Lithograph
14h x 10.5w
Leila Thompson
Jennie Lind, 1923
Drawing - Colored Pencil
17h x 12w
Barbara McMurray
Low Clouds, Psalm 90:2
Painting - Watercolor
15.5h x 21w
Newton
Snow Trillium
Painting - Watercolor
13h x 19w
John Nachormy
Peoria's Fiesta Days
Painting - Oil
24h x 29w
E. Galusha-Smith
Title unknown, 1907-1920
Painting - Oil
29h x 36w
E. Galusha-Smith
Stone House with Trees and Flowers
Painting - Oil
32.5h x 23.5w
Portrait of an Unknown Lady, ca. 1760
Painting - Oil
43h x 32.5w
Fannie Winchell
Coast of Monterey, California, 1926
Painting
11h x 16w
Andrew Macneir
James Fenimore Cooper, 1800
Painting - Oil
54h x 27w
John Courtright
Seed, 1934
Painting - Oil
Hedley Waycott
Country Road
Painting - Oil
17h x 21w
Allen Thompson
End of Day
Painting - Oil
38h x 23.5w
B. Zerwekh
Old Peoria Library
Painting - Oil
17h x 23w
Painting - On Amate Paper
18.5h x 28w
Birds and animals
George Washington
Print
24.5h x 18.5w
Hardesty Maratta; Peyraud
Lake Peoria Mural
Photograph - Color
8.5h x 13.5w
The Haines Photograph Company
Panorama Courthouse Square
Photograph - Black/white
9h x 35w
Hardesty Maratta; Peyraud
F. Marquette Library Mural
Photograph - Color
12h x 19w
Allen L. Fahnestock
Drawing
19h x 15w
Learning Tree School Students
Children's Collages, 1983
Textile
Thomas Cooper
Altar God, 1897
Sculpture
Fritz Triebel
John S. Lee
Sculpture - Marble Sculpture
26h x 24w x 12d
Sculpture - Terra Cotta
48h x 20w x 10d
Peoria Public Library owl
Erastus S. Willcox
Photograph - Black/white
14h x 10w
Decorative Art - Leaded Glass
38h x 23.5w
From old Peoria Public Library
Decorative Art - Leaded Glass
23h x 34w
From old Peoria Public Library
Painting
17.5h x 23.5w
Landscape of rolling hills
Roberts Da Poug
Harbers/Elliott Family Tree, 1983
Print - Etching, 9/9
20h x 20w
Patricia Dale
Untitled
Painting - Watercolor
5h x 7w
Patricia Dale
Untitled
Painting - Watercolor
5.5h x 12w
Downspout
Drawing
8.5h x 10.5w
Hedley Waycott
Title unknown, 1934
Painting
27h x 33w
Landscape with lake shore
Jeanne Leobetter
Geraniums at Dillman's
Painting - Oil
15h x 19w
Hedley Waycott
Michigan Dunes, 1934
Painting - Oil
34h x 51w
Elmer King
1910 Glide (Truck) $2250 F.O.B. Peoria, 1983
Print
4.5h x 6.5w
Charles Schulz
Peanuts 3-22, ca. 1992
Print
16.5h x 23.5w
Gettysburg Address
Print
10h x 14w
U.S. Military Telegraph to A. Lincoln, 9/11/1861
Manuscript
9h x 12w
Bert Powers
View of River from Grand View Drive in Peoria
Photograph - Black/white
Felix Darley
First Blow for Liberty
Print - Etching
19.5h x 29.5w
Gettysburg Address
Decorative Art - Plaque
30h x 28w
Decorative Art
4.5h x 4w x 4d
Cup, Italian copy
Kenyon & Associates, Architects
The Central Building, 12/1981
Graphic Art - Architectural Rendering
16h x 23w
E. Galusha-Smith
Title unknown, 1913
Painting - Oil
23.5h x 17.5w
Shore and ship
E. Burbank
Abraham Lincoln, 1939
Print
14h x 10w
Asa Cheffetz
Farm Buildings
Print - Engraving
4.5h x 9.5w
Otto Wackernagel
Central Park South
Print - Etching
13.5h x 10.5w
Kimberly Toothaker
First View, 1990
Painting - Watercolor
31.5h x 24.5w
Sculpture
30h x 16w x 27d
Pair of winged lions
George Aldrich
Snow Scene
Painting - Oil
29h x 35.5w
Kimberly Toothaker
Title unknown, 1990
Painting - Watercolor
19h x 38.5w
Peoria city-scape
Title unknown, 1977
Print, 2/10
13h x 13w
L. Bland
Painting - Watercolor
19.5h x 14.5w
Vase of flowers
B. Zerwekh
Peoria YMCA
Painting - Acrylic
15.5h x 19.5w
Nathaniel Currier; James Ives
Abraham Lincoln, The Nation's Martyr
Print
18h x 13.5w
Jubilee College
Photograph - Black/white
5.5h x 8w
Ruth Kerkoure
Abundance II, 1965
Print, 13/25
22h x 17w
B. Zerwekh
New Peoria Public Library
Painting - Oil
17.5h x 23.5w
John Peterson
To the Peoria Public Library, 1984
Drawing - Chalk
32h x 26.5w
Robert Meyer
This is Sad, Brother, October 12, 1973
Print - Lithograph
23h x 27w
S. Rosefsky
The Couple, 1973
Print - Lithograph, 4/30
28h x 19w
R. Martin
Moon Mess, 1973
Print - Lithograph, 15 imp
20h x 15w
Samuel Parker
Electric Soup
Print - Serigraph
21h x 21w
Marie Fisher
Lilies, With Love, 2000
Painting - Watercolor
21h x 10w
Kimberly Toothaker
Title unknown, 1990
Painting - Watercolor
31.5h x 24.5w
Wildflowers approaching Peoria
Kimberly Toothaker
Title unknown, 1991
Painting - Watercolor
19h x 38.5w
Peoria skyline
Kenneth Hale
Desert Notes
Print - Lithograph
22h x 30.5w
Photograph - Color
20h x 16w
City skyline at dusk
Photograph - Color
20h x 16w
City skyline with full moon
Peoria Public Library, 125 Years Serving Peoria
Print
36h x 84w
Learning Tree School Students
Children's Collages, 1983
Textile
Painting - On Amate Paper
28h x 18.5w
Animals and birds