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2 edition of World"s Fair, Philadelphia, 1876 found in the catalog.

World"s Fair, Philadelphia, 1876

Francis Amasa Walker

World"s Fair, Philadelphia, 1876

a critical account.

by Francis Amasa Walker

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Published by Barns in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAtlas series, no. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16758475M

LINKS: Centennial Exhibition Digital Collection - from The Free Library of Philadelphia The Illustrated History of the Centennial Exhibition - archive of an book, from the University of Michigan The Centennial Exposition Philadelphia, - from the University of Delaware Library Centennial Exposition - from Wikipedia Centennial Exposition Map - from the National Gallery of Art. Philadelphia. Special World's Fair Map * * * * * * * * * * * This was a special map of Philadelphia made in , the year in which that city hosted the Centennial International Exhibition. This hand-colored map, published by a cartographer located in Philadelphia, was created with visitors to the World's Fair in mind.

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Published by: Arno Press ISBN: Unknown Price: Unknown _____ FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORICAL REGISTER OF THE CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION () Edited by Frank H. Norton. This book features nearly illustrations of the World's Fair in Philadelphia, U.S.A. The Main exhibition at the Centennial (Philadelphia, ) The staggering array of objects brought together by world’s fairs is apparent in this engraving of the Main Building at Philadelphia’s Centennial Exhibition. In The Century World’s Fair Book for Boys and Girls.


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Introduction. "Birds eye view of the grounds." The Highland Weekly News (Hillsboro, OH), Image 2. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. The Centennial Exposition, held in Philadelphia to commemorate the th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, was the first “World’s Fair” to be held in the United States.

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75 rows  The world expositions of London, New York, London, Philadelphia. In world's fair: The Great Exhibition and its legacy: the golden age of fairs. Centennial Exhibition was held in Philadelphia in Its critical success and attendance of just under 10 million were enough to offset a large financial loss, and it inspired a rush of world’s fairs in the United States, especially in the South, over the next.

In "All the World’s a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions, ", Robert W. Rydell argues, “The web of world’s fairs that stretched across the widening economic fault lines of American society between and reflected the efforts by America’s intellectual, political, and business leaders to establish a consensus about their priorities and their Cited by: make offer - international centennial expo worlds fair ticket 50 c pa pmg 64 # Worlds Fair Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia - Vintage Books on CD S$ pa wm german visitors dedicated 45mm ms  pa wood washington - small bust 62mm ms  pa wood alfred t.

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The 6-month world's fair also had a profound impact on the U.S. manufacturing landscape. For instance, it exposed many people to the "American system" of interchangeable parts for the first time. Manufacturers who visited Philadelphia in ordered thousands of state-of-the-art machines for boosting productivity and reducing costs.

With a few exceptions, the buildings weren’t meant to be permanent, said Linda Gross, co-author with Teresa Snyder of Philadelphia’s Centennial Exhibition.

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world's fair that Philadelphia hosted — was lauded at the time as the single greatest international exposition ever assembled.

So why was the city's next exhibition a complete failure. Innearly 10 million visitors flocked from around the world to the west bank of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park between May.

Each world’s fair marked an achievement or patriotic theme for the hosting country. For example, inThe Exposition Universelle in Paris, France celebrated the country’s Third Republic, while the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, commemorated the year anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America.

This is Episode 3 in “WORLDS FAIRS EXPOSEed,” a DocuCommentary video series created and narrated by Pam Dewey. It explores the background, implementation, and a behind-the-scenes look at the fair.

World’s Fair--Centennial Exhibition The United States hosted the World's Fair innaming it the Centennial Exhibition in honor of the year anniversary since the country’s Declaration of Independence. The event lasted 6 months and took place in Fairmount park, with many new buildings constructed to hold the exhibits.PHILADELPHIA Exposition Fiction.

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Centennial International Exposition in Philadelphia was the first official Worlds Fair held in the United States, between May 10 and November 10 in Its purpose was to celebrate the th Anniversary of the United States.

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