"Chicago" souvenir viewbookCreation: 1892
World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Souvenir view book of Chicago, Illinois, including view of the World's Fair.
- Creation: 1892
- World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) (Organization)
1 item (book, 12 ill. pp.) : b&w ; 6.25 x 9.75 in.
World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months.
World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. The architecture was a significant part of the event itself; the buildings included large exhibition halls and buildings representing many states.
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Souvenir view book of Chicago, Illinois. Illustrations include buildings, parks, fountains, statues and monuments, and views of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
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