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Views of the World"s fair and Midway plaisance ...

by Conkey, W. B., co., Chicago, pub. [from old catalog]

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Published by W. B. Conkey company in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World"s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.),
  • Pictorial works

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT500.C1 V6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., [3] p. of port., [189]
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24952166M
    LC Control Number05028572

    Views of the World's fair and Midway plaisance by Conkey, W. B., co., Chicago, pub. [from old catalog] 1 edition - first published in From Picturesque World’s Fair, An Elaborate Collection of Colored Views PUBLISHED WITH THE ENDORSEMENT AND APPROVAL OF George R. Davis PUBLISHED BY W. B. Conkey Company, OFFICIAL PUBLISHERS OF THE WORLD’S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CATALOGUE, ETC. CHICAGO. A VIEW IN MIDWAY PLAISANCE.

    The History Bank is the foremost source for World's Columbian Exposition information, resources and ephemera in the country. Our experience with the fair dates to , when we first began collecting fair artifacts and writing about the exposition, interests that culminated in the production of our first WCE history book, published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation (in.   After the fair’s six-month run saw nearly one-quarter of Americans visit, promoters sought to sustain interest with “Portrait Types of the Midway Plaisance,” originally published in 10 volumes in , advertised in newspapers for 10 cents each.

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