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The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: A Photographic Record

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Colossal spectacle preserved in 128 rare, vintage photographs with concise, fact-filled text: 200 buildings — 79 of foreign governments, 38 of U.S. states — the original ferris wheel, first midway, Edison's kinetoscope, much more. 128 black-and-white photographs. Captions. Map. Index.

Synopsis:

Offers text and 128 rare, vintage photographs of two hundred buildings and includes coverage of the original ferris wheel, the first midway, and Edison’s kinetoscope.

About the Author

Stanley Appelbaum served for decades as Dover's Editor in Chief until his retirement in 1996. He continues to work as a selector, compiler, editor, and translator of literature in a remarkable range of languages that includes Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Russian.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486130637
Subtitle:
A Photographic Record
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19800601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
116
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.76 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present

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"Synopsis" by , Offers text and 128 rare, vintage photographs of two hundred buildings and includes coverage of the original ferris wheel, the first midway, and Edison’s kinetoscope.
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