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The World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

Author: Trumbull White; William Igleheart
Publisher: Philadelphia ; St. Louis : P.W. Ziegler & Co., ©1893.
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White, Trumbull, 1868-1941.
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.
Philadelphia ; St. Louis : P.W. Ziegler & Co., ©1893
(OCoLC)881798851
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trumbull White; William Igleheart
OCLC Number: 1150639
Notes: "A complete history of the enterprise with an introduction; a full description of the buildings and exhibits in all departments; and a short account of previous expositions, with an introduction by Col. George R. Davis, Director-General of the Exposition. And an introduction to the Woman's Department by Mrs. Potter Palmer, President of Board of Lady Managers. With special chapters by Hon. Thomas B. Bryan, Commissioner-at-Large; Prof. F.W. Putnam, Chief of Department of Ethnology; Prof. John P. Barrett, Chief of Electrical Department; Capt. J.W. Collins, Chief of Fisheries Department; Fredk. J.V. Skiff, Chief of Mining Department. Fully illustrated with half-tone and wood engravings and pen drawings by the best artists."
"List of illustrations": pages 5-10.
Description: 628 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Previous exhibitions --
Preliminary history --
The site and how to reach it --
Administration --
Manufactures --
Machinery --
Agriculture: forestry, dairy, live-stock --
Horticulture: floriculture, viticulture, pomology --
Fisheries --
Mines --
Transportation: Krupp exhibit, railroad features --
Electricity: illumination, fountains --
Fine arts --
Liberal arts --
Music: choral, orchestral --
Ethnology: anthropology, archaeology --
Woman's department --
United States government: naval exhibits --
La Rabida convent: relics of Columbus and Queen Isabella --
State buildings --
Foreign buildings --
Midway Plaisance --
Public comfort --
General review --
World's Congress Auxiliary --
After the fair is over.
Responsibility: by Trumbull White and Wm. Igleheart.

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