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Title [Ticket booth, Pan American Exposition]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date 1901
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of the ticket booth and entrance to the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. A sign is posted on the booth in the center: "PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION / BULLETIN. / LIST OF TODAY'S / SPECIAL EVENTS." Below that is a smaller sign listing Sunday admission prices of 25 cents for adults and 15 cents for children. To the right of the booth are two entrance gates, one marked "ADULTS" and the other marked "Children Only." At far right, several men stand in front of a board that lists the day's band concerts. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Pan Ex."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1901
Latest Date 1901
Subjects Fairs
Ticket offices
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6040
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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