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Title The Ferris Wheel from Chicago University
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 3, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of the Ferris wheel at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. The glass plate has inscription "COPYRIGHT 1893 E.A.A." in the lower right corner. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 573 / The Ferris Wheel from Chicago / University / Fine day wind / W.L. 11.45 am / 60 ft Inst / Monday July 3d 1893 / Worlds Fair / (1)."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Fairs
Ferris wheels
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5259
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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