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A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph

Accession 1970.233

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph (Accession 1970.233), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: A Century of Progress panoramic lithograph
Dates: 1934
Accession Number: 1970.233
Creator: A.C. Schultz Litho. Co.; Panorama Sales Syndicate.
Extent: 1 image
Physical Description: 1 photomechanical print : photolithograph ; 9 x 51 in.
Location: A-24.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition fair grounds.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

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.

The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." The fair had more than 48 million visitors. A notable structure was the Sky Ride and one of the highlights was the flight of the Graf Zeppelin airship.

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Scope and Content

This item is a colorful printed panoramic overview of Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition, 1934. Includes dirigibles and airplanes (artwork) in sky.

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Access Points

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.)
Exhibitions--Illinois--Chicago.
Panoramic views.
Photolithographs.
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