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World’s Columbian Exposition Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building
World’s Columbian Exposition Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building
Resource Typeimage
TitleWorld's Columbian Exposition Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building
Coverage / Year1893
DescriptionA black and white photograph of the exterior of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts 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. One guidebook described the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building as "The greatest structure on the Exposition grounds and the largest building of the kind ever erected." It was 1, 687 feet by 787 feet and sat along the lakefront in the middle of the fairgrounds. Exhibits ranged from furniture to public schools. Flinn, J., ed. "The Official Guide to the World's Columbian Exposition." (Chicago: The Columbian Guide Company, 1893), p. 77.
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 38.
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