Explore Concert Hall, World's Fair, and more!

Explore related topics

World's Columbian Exposition, Midway Plaisance, Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company :: Archival Image & Media Collection

World's Columbian Exposition, Midway Plaisance, Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company :: Archival Image & Media Collection

chicago 1893 - Google Search

The Chinese Theatre. Voyages Extraordinaires: The Midway Plaisance of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

Midway

Steampunk Chicago is pleased to present in partnership with Chicago's Field Museum Magic of the Midway, celebrating their 1893 World's Fair exhibit!

full-size image

Camel rides through the Street in Cairo along the Street of Nations. Voyages Extraordinaires: The Midway Plaisance of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

old vienna

The Old Vienna village on the Midway at the Columbian Exposition. Via Field Museum.

"State Buildings," consisting of images of the Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Florida buildings. From Columbian Gallery: A Portfolio of Photographs of the World's Fair, The Werner Company. 4 photographs from a series. 1893.

"State Buildings," consisting of images of the Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Florida buildings. From Columbian Gallery: A Portfolio of Photographs of the World's Fair, The Werner Company. 4 photographs from a series. 1893.

1896 Print 1893 Chicago World's Fair French Sculpture Fine Arts Building FAI7

1896 Print 1893 Chicago World's Fair French Sculpture Fine Arts Building FAI7

"View in East Court, Fine Arts Building" This is an original 1896 large-format sepia halftone print of the architecture and historic sculpture of France displayed in the East Court of the Fine Arts Building of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

Manufactures Building on Chicago Day- On October 9, 1871, the city of Chicago was razed to the ground by a fire that covered over one-third of its geographical area with ashes and ruins. To show that Chicago had risen from that fate, it became the ambition to outdo the greatest attendance ever chronicled at a fair in the history of the world, the 397,150 admissions in one day at the Paris Exposition. When Monday, October 9, 1893 ended the record was shattered with 751,026 admissions!

To show that Chicago had risen from that fate, it became the ambition to outdo the greatest attendance ever chronicled at a fair in the history of the world, the admissions in one day at the Paris Exposition. Record shattered with

Pinterest
Search