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002coex: 1893 Night Pageant Passing Transportation Building, World's Fair, October 9 - Chicago Day. Half-tone published in Once A Week on October 21, 1893 depicts a large gathering of people standing in front of the Transportation Building at the World's Fair. 11x16in. $30


003coex: 1892 Columbian Exposition - A Group Of State Buildings - Drawn By H.D. Nichols. Six old half-tone pictures on one page published in Harper's Weekly in 1892 depicting six State buildings at the Columbian Exposition. 11x16in. $30



004coex: 1893 President Cleveland Opening The Fair. Half-tone picture published in Once A Week, An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, on May 13, 1893 which depicts President Cleveland standing in front of an audience from his flag-draped podium as he opens the fair. 11x16in. $30


006coex: 1891 The Columbian Exposition - Drawings Made From The Accepted Plans By Charles Graham. Two wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly on May 2, 1891. Volume XXXV., No. 1793. Caption for top picture reads: The Electrical Building; Bottom caption reads: The Mining Building. 11x16in. $30



007coex: 1893 Where Women Meet At The World's Fair. Four wood engravings on one page published in Once A Week on August 12, 1893. Vol. XL., No. 18. From top to bottom, each picture reads: Loggia, Main Hall, View From The Lagoon, The Woman's Building AND Library. 11x16in. $30


008coex: 1891 The Machinery Hall, Model Of The Battle Ship Illinois AND View Of Lagoon. Three wood engravings on one page with text, published in Scientific American on June 27, 1891. 11x16in. $30


011coex: 1893 The World's Columbian Exposition - Engineering Work And The Industrial Arts. Three hand colored wood engravings with text published in Scientific American, A Weekly Journal of Practical Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures on August 12, 1893. Vol. LXIX., No. 7. Top engraving reads: Group of American Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products; Left engraving reads: A German Exhibit of Welded and Bent Tubes; and bottom engraving reads: The Babcock & Wilcox Boilers. 11x16in. $40




 
012coex: 1893 World's Fair, Chicago - Midway Plaisance, Looking West. One half-tone and two wood engravings published in Once A Week on July 29, 1893 which depict the old Vienna and Chinese Theater, along with a picture of Algeria and Persia on top inset. 11x16in. $30


013coex: 1893 The Catholic Congress At The World's Fair, Chicago (Specially drawn for Once A Week by C. Mente). Four small wood engravings on top of page of priests and in bottom of page is a half-tone depicting the Catholic Congress at the World's Fair in Chicago. Published in Once A Week on September 23, 1893. Vol. XI., No. 24. 11x16in. $30



014coex: 1891 The Columbian Fair, Chicago - Drawn By Charles Graham. Four wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly on April 25, 1891. Volume XXXV., No. 1792. From top to bottom: 1. The Woman's Building; 2. Miss Minerva Parker (architect of the Queen Isabella Pavillion); 3. Columbian Monument (from a Photograph by Miss Garrity); 4. Queen Isabella Pavillion. 11x16in. $30



015coex: 1892 Columbian Exposition, Chicago - A Visit to the Roof of the Woman's Building. Three wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly on January 9, 1892. Volume XXXVI., No. 1829. Top engravings depict The Duke of Connaught and Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, who was accidentally shot by The Duke of Connaught. Bottom engraving depicts the construction of the Woman's Building on the roof. 11x16in. $30


016coex: 1894 Statue of Polar Bear - East From Electricity Building. Lithograph depicts a statue of a polar bear overlooking the Electricity building at the Columbian Exposition. Lithograph copyrighted 1894 by Poole Bros. 13x15in. $30


017coex: c1800s Columbian Exposition - The Fourth-Of-July Crowds Going To The Fair Grounds - Drawn By Victor Perard. Half-tone and wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly depicts the Greatest Day of the Fair thus far with 274,917 in Attendance. 11x16in. $30


018coex: 1893 The Columbian Exposition At Chicago, From Photographs By Hemment, Taken Expressly for Frank Leslie's Weekly. Four half-tone pictures depicting the monument in front of Ohio State building; Sterilized drinking water; Pay-day at the Auditor's Office; and Rolling-Chairs pushed by college students which represent over one hundred colleges in all parts of the country.11x16in. $30

 



 
019coex: 1892 The Columbian Exposition - Quitting-Hour At Jackson Park - Drawn by Graham and Walker. Half-tone picture published in Harper's Weekly on May 21, 1892. Picture depicts lots of men leaving their posts after a hard day's work at the Columbian Exposition. 11x16in. $30



024coex: "The World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago." - Life and Character on the Midway Plaisance. Published in 
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly. 1893. 
11x16 in. $80


025coex: "Columbian Exposition - The Great Ferris Wheel." - Two hundred and Fifty Feet in Diameter - Makes Two Revolutions, including Six stops, in Twenty Minutes. 1893 Harper's Weekly.

8 x 10 in. $80


026coex: Harper's Weekly, c.1892. Columbian Exposition/Chicago World's Fair. View of, The Midway Plaisance at Night. With Gilded Age strollers, and the original Ferris Wheel, in background lite up. Sword performer in foreground.

16 x 22 in. $100



020coex: 1892 The Columbian Exposition - The Building From Wooded Island - Drawn by Charles Graham. Wood engraving published in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization on April 30, 1892. Engraving depicts a gardener planting a sapling just across the stream from the Columbian Exposition. 11x16in. $30




021coex: 1892 Columbian Exposition, Chicago - Placing Exterior Decorations On The Horticultural Building - Drawn by Charles Graham. Half-tone picture depicts crew members placing decorations around the Horticultural building's large dome as people stroll along on the ground in front. Picture published in Harper's Weekly on March 12, 1892. 11x16in. $30



022coex: 1893 Columbian Exposition - The Central Power Plant Annexed To Machinery Hall - Drawn by H.D. Nichols AND Columbian Exposition - The Golden Doorway To The Transportation Building - Drawn by H.D. Nichols. Two half-tone pictures published in Harper's Weekly in 1893. The Transportation Building was designed by Louis Henri Sullivan, famous American architect who taught Frank Lloyd Wright. 16x22in. $40



023coex: 1881 World's Fair Fancies. Hand colored wood engravings published in PUCK in 1881 depict several cartoons relating to the World's Fair. 10x13.5in. $30


 
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