Book of the Fair

Dates: 1893
Size: 2 linear feet
Repository: Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
Provenance: Provenance unknown.
Access: No restrictions.
Citation: When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Book of the Fair, [Image #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library

Scope and Content

A Portfolio of 45 Illustrations from the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893

Arrangement

Illustrations are arranged alphabetically by artist’s last name.

Related Materials

Various World's Fair collections.

Container List

1 “The Agricultural Building.” Photogravure.
2 “The Columbian Arch.” Photogravure.
3 “The Dore Vase.” Photogravure.
4 “The MacMonnies Fountain.” Photogravure.
5 “Main Hall, Brazil Building.” Photogravure.
6 “‘The Escaped Slave,’ from a Statue in Bronze by Beklimischeff.” Photogravure.
7 “‘The Card Trick,’ from the Painting by J.G. Brown.” Photogravure.
8 “The East Lagoon,” by C.H. Eaton. Facsimile Water Color.
9 “The Windmills,” by C.H. Eaton. Facsimile Water Color.
10 “‘Dickens and Little Nell,’ from the Statue in Bronze by F. Edwin Elwell.” Photogravure.
11 “The Court, French Building,” by Joseph Fagan. Original Etching.
12 “The Doorway of the German Cast1e, Midway Plaisance,” by James Fagan. Original Etching.
13 “On the Beach,” by James Fagan. Original Etching.
14 “The Wooded Island,” by James Fagan. Original Etching.
15 “The California Building,” by W.C. Fitler. Facsimile Water Co1or.
16 “The Administration Plaza,” by Jules Guerin. Facsimile Water Color.
17 “The MacMonnies Fountain by Night,” by JulesGuerin. Facsimile Water Color.
18 “The Main Entrance, Horticultural Building,” by Joseph Lauber. Original Etching.
19 “The Moose Bridge,” by Joseph Lauber. Original Etching.
20 “The Tiffany Chapel,” by Joseph Lauber. Facsimile Water Color.
21 “‘The Pilots,’ from a Painting by Gari Melchers.” Photogravure.
22 “The Aquarium, Fisheries Building,” by Charles Mente. Facsimile Water Color.
23 “In the Grand Court, Woman’s Building,” by Charles Mente. Facsimile Water Color.
24 “Interior of the Japanese Section, Manufactures Building,” by Charles Mente. Facsimile Water Color.
25 “Arrival from Mecca, Cairo Street,” by Louis Meyne1le. Facsimile Water Color.
26 “The New England Cabin,” by Louis Meynelle. Facsimile Water Color.
27 “The Street in Cairo, Midway Plaisance,” by Louis Meynelle. Facsimile Water color.
28 “The Wedding Procession, Street in Cairo,” by Louis Meynelle. Facsimile Water Co1or.
29 “The Algerian Quarter, Midway Plaisance,” by C.F.W. Mielatz. Original Etching.
30 “The Golden Door, Transportation Building,” by C.F.W. Mielatz. Original Etching.
31 “Looking Down the West Lagoon,” by C. F. W. Mielatz. Etching.
32 “The West Entrance, Manufactures Building,” by C.F.W. Mielatz. Original Etching.
33 “‘The Arts of Industry,’ a Panel in the Manufactures Building,” by F.D. Millet. Facsimile Water Color.
34 “Gondola Landing, North Lagoon,” by H.D. Nichols. Facsimile Water Color.
35 “The Ho-o-den Palace, Wooded Island,” by H. D. Nichols. Facsimile Water Color.
36 “The Midway Plaisance,” by H.D. Nichols. Facsimile Water Color.
37 “Sunset on the Dream City,” by H.D. Nichols. Facsimile Water Color.
38 “The German Building,” by Rene de Quelin. Facsimile Water Color.
39 “Coquetry,” from the Painting by Henrietta Ronner. Photogravure.
40 “The Art Pa1ace,” by F. Hopkinson Smith. Facsimile Water Color.
41 “The Interior of the Chinese Theatre, Midway Plaisance,” by T. de Thulstrup. Facsimile Water Color.
42 “Javanese Dancing Girls,” by T. de Thulstrup. Facsimile Water Color.
43 “The Ship of the Desert, Cairo Street,” by T. de Thulstrup. Facsimile Water Color.
44 “Old Vienna, Midway Plaisance,” by W.J. Whittemore. Facsimile Water Color.
45 “The Colonade, Fisheries Building,” by Peter Woltze. Facsimile Water Color.
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