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The Government and Fisheries Buildings, Columbian Exposition, Chicago

ca. 1892-1905
19th/20th century
216 x 312 mm (8.5 x 12.3 in.)

D. Appleton & Co., American, d. late 19th century

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Photogravure
Marks: Inscribed on border: “Photogravure Goupil, D. Appleton & Co., N.Y.” and “The Government and Fisheries Buildings, Columbian Exposition, Chicago”
Bibliography: Truman, History of the World's Fair (302) VI, (187) IV; Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979); note.
Credit Line: Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983
Accession Number: 1983.12.122.301

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  • American Studies
  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • Chicago - TGN 7013596
  • government
  • Illinois - TGN 7007251
  • Midwest - TGN 4007191 (general region): Refers to north-central USA, including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, & usually Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Kentucky, and the Dakotas. Although the area falls primarily in the middle and eastern third of the United States, it was called the "midwest" because it was west of the original English colonies. Europeans settled here mainly after American Revolution, although some lived in Kentucky and Tennessee earlier.
  • world's fairs
  • World’s Columbian Exposition

  • image Dimensions: 216 x 312 mm (8.5 x 12.3 in.)

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