CRYSTAL PALACE, London (1851) Joseph Paxton, reconstruction with landscaping
Crystal Palace
PHILADELPHIA CENTENNIAL, birds eye view
Centennial Main Building.  May 10, 1876 opens to the public. first day 186,672 visitors.
unloading exhibits for main exhibition hall
installation in main exhibition hall,  Henry Pettit and Joseph Wilson, architects
The Corliss Engine; 1400 horsepower, 40 tall, 200+ tons
Horticultural Hall, old postcard,  HJ Schwarzmann, architect
Memorial Hall/Art Gallery
Opening Day
Catalogue
Exhibition Hall
Agricultural Building. James Windrim, architect
Agricultural building  under construction
Agricultural Building, interior
Women’s Building
Chinese exhibit: inspecting a vase
"Food Fishes of the Sea" US Gov't building.
PARIS, 1889
CHICAGO World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, 1893 Daniel Brurnham &  Frederick Law Olmstead
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893  ground plan, Daniel Burnham & John Wellborn Root, architects, with F.L. Olmst...
assembled architects, artists, and officials, May 1891 (D. Burnham and G. B. Post at left, H. Van Brunt leaning with cane,...
Birds Eye View
Ferris Wheel
Ferris Wheel
panoramic photo from behind lagoon, showing train tracks
Panoramic detail -- left
Panoramic detail -- right
Transportation Building, 1891-1893, Adler & Sullivan, architects, interior
Court
Court
view toward the southern colonnade across the Grand Plaza. At left, the Agriculture Building; at right, the Palace of Mech...
Court
Court
Court
Court
Court’s fountain
Painting by Theodore Robinson
Grand Basin
Post card
MSI
Transportation Building, Louis Sullivan’s response
Transportation Building, "Golden Doorway," Louis Sullivan, architect. [J. Howe] Detail of entry
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  • FCSarch 30 World Fairs: Philadelphia & Chicago (1876 & 1893)

    1. 1. CRYSTAL PALACE, London (1851) Joseph Paxton, reconstruction with landscaping
    2. 2. Crystal Palace
    3. 3. PHILADELPHIA CENTENNIAL, birds eye view
    4. 4. Centennial Main Building. May 10, 1876 opens to the public. first day 186,672 visitors.
    5. 5. unloading exhibits for main exhibition hall
    6. 6. installation in main exhibition hall, Henry Pettit and Joseph Wilson, architects
    7. 7. The Corliss Engine; 1400 horsepower, 40 tall, 200+ tons
    8. 8. Horticultural Hall, old postcard, HJ Schwarzmann, architect
    9. 9. Memorial Hall/Art Gallery
    10. 10. Opening Day
    11. 11. Catalogue
    12. 12. Exhibition Hall
    13. 13. Agricultural Building. James Windrim, architect
    14. 14. Agricultural building  under construction
    15. 15. Agricultural Building, interior
    16. 16. Women’s Building
    17. 17. Chinese exhibit: inspecting a vase
    18. 18. "Food Fishes of the Sea" US Gov't building.
    19. 19. PARIS, 1889
    20. 20. CHICAGO World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, 1893 Daniel Brurnham & Frederick Law Olmstead
    21. 21. World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 ground plan, Daniel Burnham & John Wellborn Root, architects, with F.L. Olmsted, landscape architect. Old plan (J. Howe)
    22. 22. assembled architects, artists, and officials, May 1891 (D. Burnham and G. B. Post at left, H. Van Brunt leaning with cane, A. St. Gaudens 6th from right, C. McKim 3rd from right
    23. 23. Birds Eye View
    24. 24. Ferris Wheel
    25. 25. Ferris Wheel
    26. 26. panoramic photo from behind lagoon, showing train tracks
    27. 27. Panoramic detail -- left
    28. 28. Panoramic detail -- right
    29. 29. Transportation Building, 1891-1893, Adler & Sullivan, architects, interior
    30. 30. Court
    31. 31. Court
    32. 32. view toward the southern colonnade across the Grand Plaza. At left, the Agriculture Building; at right, the Palace of Mechanic Arts.
    33. 33. Court
    34. 34. Court
    35. 35. Court
    36. 36. Court
    37. 37. Court’s fountain
    38. 38. Painting by Theodore Robinson
    39. 39. Grand Basin
    40. 40. Post card
    41. 41. MSI
    42. 42. Transportation Building, Louis Sullivan’s response
    43. 43. Transportation Building, "Golden Doorway," Louis Sullivan, architect. [J. Howe] Detail of entry

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