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1893: JUICY FRUIT. Yet another product to come out of the Columbian Exposition, William Wrigley Jr. brought his new flavor to the fair. The company is still in Chicago today.

Joan Miro: Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a Woman 1941 Gouache and watercolor with traces of graphite on ivory wove paper 456 x 380 mm

First Ferris Wheel at 1893 World Fair in Chicago. Each car held 60 people.


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Building the very first Ferris Wheel. The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. as a landmark for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The term Ferris wheel later came to be used generically for all such structures.

Lillian Gish - the most beautiful girl of the Silent Screen. Her characters were innocent even when their lives had been tainted by hardship. Her characters were not only beautiful but brave and strong. She depicted women from literature and even opera as no one else has ever done. She was Hollywood's brightest star for many, many years.

The state portrait of The Queen (b. 1926) was commissioned to commemorate Her Majesty's Coronation, which took place on 2 June 1953. Her Majesty's dress, made of white satin, was designed by Sir Norman Hartnell, The Queen's principal dressmaker. The embroidery design incorporates national and Commonwealth emblems executed in seed pearls, crystals, coloured silks and gold and silver thread.

Joan Miró on his Studio Roof, Montroig, Spain, 1948. Photographed by Irving Penn.

Joan Miró, Ciphers and Constellations, in Love with a Woman, 1941Art Institute of Chicago