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World’s Columbian Exposition Woman’s Building
World’s Columbian Exposition Woman’s Building
Resource Typeimage
TitleWorld's Columbian Exposition Woman's Building
Coverage / Year1893
DescriptionA black and white photograph of the main entrance to the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13".
InterpretationThe World's Columbian Exposition ran from May 1 to October 30, 1893. The Woman's Building was designed by a woman, architect Sophia G. Hayden. Shown here is the main entrance with its wide staircase and triple arches. Flinn, J., ed. "The Official Guide to the World's Columbian Exposition." (Chicago: The Columbian Guide Company, 1893), pp. 105-109.
Lesson Plans / ThemesCelebrations and Festivals; Exploring The Columbian Exposition
Learning Standards16 History;
Author or CreatorArnold, C.D.
SourceArnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893.
Subject / KeywordsWorld's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois); Exhibition buildings
Collection PublisherChicago Public Library, Special Collections and Preservation Division;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierArnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World's Columbian Exposition. 1893. Vol. 3, photograph 46.
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