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The Resource Picturesque world's fair : an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art, under the direction of the celebrated landscape artist, John R. Key ; from photographs made by authority of the director-general, for the United States government, and by special artists employed expressly for this work ; each view accompanied by a graphic and accurate description

Picturesque world's fair : an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art, under the direction of the celebrated landscape artist, John R. Key ; from photographs made by authority of the director-general, for the United States government, and by special artists employed expressly for this work ; each view accompanied by a graphic and accurate description

Label
Picturesque world's fair : an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art
Title
Picturesque world's fair
Title remainder
an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art
Statement of responsibility
under the direction of the celebrated landscape artist, John R. Key ; from photographs made by authority of the director-general, for the United States government, and by special artists employed expressly for this work ; each view accompanied by a graphic and accurate description
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
T500.C1
LC item number
P6 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1832-1920
  • 1840-1899
  • 1893
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Key, John Ross
  • Davis, George R.
  • W.B. Conkey Company
  • World's Columbian Exposition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Davis, George R.
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Illinois
Label
Picturesque world's fair : an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art, under the direction of the celebrated landscape artist, John R. Key ; from photographs made by authority of the director-general, for the United States government, and by special artists employed expressly for this work ; each view accompanied by a graphic and accurate description
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published with the endorsement and approval of George R. Davis, Director-General of the World's Columbian Exposition"
  • Chiefly illustrations
  • Frontispiece portrait of George R. Davis
  • "Introduction"--Pages 1-2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm01250251
Dimensions
28 x 34 cm
Extent
2 pages 1., 3-256 pages of color
Lccn
05028583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Daniel Burnham, a lifelong Swedenborgian, was the Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition.
Other physical details
illustrations, color frontispiece (portrait)
System control number
(OCoLC)1250251
Label
Picturesque world's fair : an elaborate collection of colored views : comprising illustrations of the greatest features of the Word's Columbian Exposition and Midway Plaisance : architectural, artistic, historical, scenic and ethnological : the magnificent water and landscape effects and charming vistas made realistic by the authentic reproduction in all of the colors of nature and art, under the direction of the celebrated landscape artist, John R. Key ; from photographs made by authority of the director-general, for the United States government, and by special artists employed expressly for this work ; each view accompanied by a graphic and accurate description
Publication
Note
  • "Published with the endorsement and approval of George R. Davis, Director-General of the World's Columbian Exposition"
  • Chiefly illustrations
  • Frontispiece portrait of George R. Davis
  • "Introduction"--Pages 1-2
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm01250251
Dimensions
28 x 34 cm
Extent
2 pages 1., 3-256 pages of color
Lccn
05028583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Daniel Burnham, a lifelong Swedenborgian, was the Director of Works for the World's Columbian Exposition.
Other physical details
illustrations, color frontispiece (portrait)
System control number
(OCoLC)1250251

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