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Title Administration dome & chair house
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 10, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of men and women on a street surrounded by neoclassical buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Many of the women carry parasols. There is a tent in the middle distance at right, and a large domed building at the end of the street. The glass plate has a stamped inscription in the lower left corner: "COPYRIGHT 1893 E.A.A." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 589 / Administration dome & / chair house / Fine clear day / W.L. 60 ft Inst fastest / 3.20 P.M / Monday July 10th 1893 / World's Fair / (12)."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Fairs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5268
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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