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1836 Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car photograph

 Collection
Accession: 1969-006
Abstract:

Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.

Dates: circa 1893

1893 World's Fair souvenir playing cards

 Collection
Accession: 1977-216
Abstract:

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. Two copies of a deck of playing cards illustrated with color lithographic views of various buildings at the World's Columbian Exhibition.

Dates: circa 1893

"Chicago" souvenir viewbook

 Collection
Accession: 2004-245
Abstract:

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.

Dates: 1892

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair tickets

 Collection
Accession: 2010-223
Abstract:

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. This small collection consists of four printed tickets to the World's Columbian Exposition, each bearing a different portrait: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, a Native American.

Dates: 1893

Worlds Columbian Exposition fan

 Collection
Accession: 2004-239-1
Abstract:

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 paper fan containing a colored lithographic bird's-eye-view of the fairgrounds.

Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition lagoon area stereographs

 Collection
Accession: 1993-264
Abstract:

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. These two stereographs show two different views of the lagoon area at the World's Columbian Exposition.

Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition paper pop-up toy

 Collection
Accession: 1992-235
Abstract:

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 cover of the pop-up toy shows a bird's eye view of some buildings at the Exposition. The interior is composed of three facades.

Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition pop-up books

 Collection
Accession: 2005-274
Abstract:

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. 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. This small collection consists of four "pop-up books" from the 1893 Columbian Exposition.

Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition souvenir flyer

 Collection
Accession: 2004-261
Abstract:

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. This is a flyer advertising the American Aristotype Paper and G. Cramer photographic dry plates.

Dates: 1893.

"World's Fair March Collection" book of sheet music

 Collection
Accession: 2005-225
Abstract:

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. 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. This item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano.

Dates: 1892

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