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World's Columbian Exposition Festival Hall
World's Columbian Exposition Festival Hall
Resource Typeimage
TitleWorld's Columbian Exposition Festival Hall
Coverage / Year1893
DescriptionA black and white photograph of the exterior of the Festival Hall 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. Festival Hall, also known as Choral Hall, was located near the lagoon between the Horticultural and Transportation buildings. Outside there were statues of Handel and Bach; inside was a large performance space that could hold a 2, 500-person chorus. Bolotin, Norman and Christine Laing. "The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: The World's Columbian Exposition." (Washington, D. C.: The Preservation Press, 1992), pp. 48-52.
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 36.
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