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Full text of "Glimpses of the World's fair. A selection of gems of the White City seen through a camera"

UNIVERSITY OF 

ILLINOIS LIBRARY 

AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN 



1LL1X Olti tijtii olil CAJL S VR VE Y 





A Selection of 

Gems of the White City 



Seen 



THROUGH A CAflERA 



flam Exhibition Buildings : Grounds 
All Foreign Buildings : All State and Territorial 

Buildings : Statuary : Lagoons 
And 

The 

flidway 

Plaisance 

CHICAGO 

LAIRD & LEE, PUBLISHERS 

1803- 



Co 



ENTERED 

ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS 
IN THE YEAR EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-THREE 

BY LAIRD & LEE 

IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS 
AT WASHINGTON 



ALL OF THE PICTURES IN THIS BOOK 
WERE TAKEN WITH A 

NO. i KODAK, 

MADE I?Y THK EASTMAN KODAK CO., 
ROCHESTER, N. Y. 




ADMINISTRATION BUILDING. 
Dimensions : 262 feet square ; height of dome, 277tf feet; floor area, 4.2 acres. Cost, $550,000. 




MACHINERY HALL. 

Size, 840 by 49'J feet. Floor area, 17J4 acres. Annex. 550 by 490 feet. Floor area of Annex, (j acres. 

Cost. $1,200,000. 




GOVERNMENT BUILDING. 
Size, 415 by 345 feet. Floor area, acres. Height of dome, 236 feet. Cost, $400,000. 




MANUFACTURES BUILDING FROM MACHINERY HALL. 

Size, 1687 by 787 feet. Covers 32 acres. 7,000,000 feet of lumber in the floor. Cost, $1,700,000. 
Largest building in the world. Three times larger than St. Peter's at Rome. 
S Highest point of roof, 237.6 feet. 




HORTICULTURAL BUILDING. 

Size 1000 by 240 feet. Floor area, 6H acres. Dome, 114 feet high and 180 feet in diameter. 

Cost, $300,000. 




ELECTRICITY BUILDING. 
Size, 700 by 345 feet. Floor area, 9^ acres. Cost, $410,000. 




WOMAN'S BUILDING. 
Size, 388 by 199 feet. Designed by Miss Sofia G. Hayden, of Boston. Cost, $138,000. 




MINES AND MINING BUILDING. 
Size, 700 by 350 feet. Floor area, 8^ acres. Cost, $265,000. 




DETAIL OP FISHERIES BUILDING. 




PALACE OF FINE ARTS. 

Size, 500 by 320 feet, with two annexes, each '20Q l>y 1 '20 feot, Floor area, 5 acres. Fireproof. 

Cost, $070,000. 




TRANSPORTATION BUILDING. 
Size, 960 by 256 feet besides Annex covering about 9 acres total floor space, 20 acres. Cost, $370,000. 




ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AND GRAND PLAZA. 




SOUTH CANAL FROM THE COLONNADE 




This buildin* has been 



HO-O-DEN Wooded Island. 

onveners, and will re^in in it. pre.ent location 




WEST ENTRANCE TO MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




INTERIOR OF GOVERNMENT BUILDING. 




DETAIL OF STATUE SOUTH OF MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 
Showing Statue of the Republic and Peristyle. 




DETAIL OP STATUE NORTH OF AGRICULTURAL BUILDING. 
Showing Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. 




PERISTYLE, PIER AND LAKE FROM MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




BATTLESHIP "ILLINOIS." 
Size 348 by 69 feet 3 inches. 




EAST END OF MACHINERY HALL AND COLONNADE. 




VIE\V SOUTH FROM ELECTRICITY BUILDING. 




FISHERIES BUILDING. 
Size 305 by 105 feet. Floor arua :* neri*. Cost, $225 000 




THE PERISTYLE. 



s : 00 feet ,on gl 00 



* 8 <~' ^^ *"" 




MINING, ELECTRICITY AND WEST ENTRANCE TO MANUFACTURES. 




VIEW OF ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BY NIGHT. 




AGRICULTURAL BUILDING AND MACMONNIES FOUNTAIN. 




CONVENT OF LA RABIDA. 



Reproduction of pJace ^ere^umbus^ound^ejter 



in his negotiations with 







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UNITED STATES LIFE-SAVING STATION. 




DETAIL, OF MACMONNIE'S FOUNTAIN. 




UNITED STATES WEATHER BUREAU 
And Life-Savinf? Station. 




G. A. R. PARADE PASSING HORTICULTURAL BUILDING. 




LOOKING UP THE NORTH CA.NAL. 




ELECTRIC FOUNTAIN. 




INTERIOR VIEW O7 HORTICULTUR 3 BUILDING. 




NORTH INLET AND FISHERIES BUILDING. 




FROM THE WOODED ISLAND LOOKING SOUTH 




MANUFACTURES BUILDING FROM THE SOUTH. 




CARAVEL "SANTA MARIA.' 




CLIFF DWELLERS. 




YUCATAN RUINS. 




THE WINDMILLS. 




WHITE STAR LINE STEAMSHIP AND CHILDREN'S BUILDINGS. 




MACMONNIE'? FOUNTAIN AND MACHINERY HALL. 




CLIFF DWELLERS AND RUINS OF YUCATAN. 




BATTLESHIP "ILLINOIS" AND PROW OF VIKING. 




BRITISH COLUMBIA INDIAN DOOR POST? OR TOTEM POLES. 




FOUNTAIN IN FRONT OF GERMAN BUILDING. 




RUINS OF YUCATAN. 




EAST SIDE OP HORTICULTURAL BUILDING. 




NORTH END OB 



3- ELECTRICITY AND MINES AND MINING BUILDINGS. 




VIEW OF NORTH END OF GROUNDS. 
Showing State Buildings. 




VIEW OF NORTH END OF GROUNDS. 
Showing State Buildings. 




ARKANSAS STATE BUILDING. 




CALIFORNIA STATE BUILDING. 
Next to Illinois, the largest State Building. Size, 144 by 435 feet. Cost, $75 ,000. 




INTERIOR OP CALIFORNIA STATE BUILDING. 




ROOF GARDEN, CALIFORNIA BUILDING. 




COLORADO STATE BUILDING. 

Size, 125 by 45 feet. Cost, $35 ,000. 




CONNECTICUT STATE BUILDING. 




DELAWARE STATE BUILDING, 




FLORIDA STATE BUILDING. 




IDAHO STATE BUILDING. 




ILLINOIS BUILDING. 
Largest State building. Size, 160 by 450 feet. Cost, $250,000. 




IOWA STATE BUILDING. 

Size, 60 by 100 feet. Cost, $35,000. 




JOINT TERRITORIAL BUILDING Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma. 




KANSAS STATE BUILDING. 




KENTUCKY STATE BUTLDING. 




LOUISIANA STATE BUILDING. 




MASSACHUSETTS STATE BUILDING. 




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MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING. 




MISSOURI STATE BUILDING. 




MONTANA STATE BUILDING. 




NEBRASKA STATE BUILI ING. 




NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE BUILDING 




NEW JERSEY STATE BTJILDIXQ. 




NEW YORK STATE BUILDING. 

Sixe, 160 by 105 feet. Cost. $130.000. 




NORTH DAKOTA STATE BUILDING. 




PENNSYLVANIA STATE BUILDING. 

Size 110 by 166 feet. Cost. $60,000. Exact reproduction of old " Independence Hall. 
Contains Independence Bell. 




RHODE ISLAND STATE BUILDING. 




SOUTH DAKOTA STATE BUTT-DING 




TEXAS STATE BUILDING. 




UTAH STATE BUILDING. 




VERMONT STATE BUILDING. 




STATUARY IN COURT OF VERMONT BUILDING. 




VIRGINIA STATE BUILDING Mount Vernon. 




WASHINGTON STATE BUILDING. 




WEST VIRGINIA STATE BUILDING 




WISCONSIN AND INDIANA STATE BUILDINGS. 
Wisconsin, 80 by 90 feet, Cost $30,000. Indiana, 100 by 125 feet, Cost $65,000. 




OLD RED RIVER CART. 
Between North Dakota and Kansas State Buildings. 



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i Illl Illl 




LEATHER AND SHOE BUILDING. 




^1 

FORESTRY BUILDING. 




ANTHROPOLOGICAL BUILDING. 




GOVERNMENT PLAZA 




INTERIOR OF ELECTRICITY BUILDING AT NIGHT. 




SOUTH POND WHALING BARK "PROGRESS. 1 




BUILDING OF COSTA RICA. 




INDIA BUILDING. 




BUILDING OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 




BUILDING OF CEYLON. 




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a "a 

Bn 



, 




BUILDING OP HAYTI. 




BUILDING OF SPAIN. 




SWEDISH BUILDING. 

Cost, HODOO. 




BUILDING OF GUATEMALA. 




BUILDING OF COLOMBIA. 




BUILDING OF .GREAT BRITAIN" Victoria House. 




BUILDING OF VENEZUELA. 




BUILDING OF PRANCE. 




FOUNTAIN IN COURTYARD OF FRENCH BUILDING. 




TURKISH BUILDING. 




BUILDING OF BRAZIL. 




KRUPP GUN BUILDING. 

Contains largest cannon ever cast. Weight of exhibits, 957 tons, valued at $1,000,000. 
The 124-ton gun cost $50.000 to make. 




VIEW FROM NORTH END OP ELECTRICITY BUILDING. 




VIKING SHIP. 
Manufactures and Government Buildings in the Distance. 




SOUTHEAST FROM ELECTRICITY BUILDING. 
Showing southwest corner Manufactures and Agricultural Building. 




VIEW EAST FROM MACHINERY HALL. 




VIEW FROM 59TH STREET STATION INTRAMURAL RAILWAY. 




NORTH FROM MINES AND MINING BUILDING. 




MANUFACTURES BUILDING FROM LAKE SHORE. 




ACROSS THE GRAND PLAZA PROM MACHINERY HALL. 




GRAND CANAL AGRICULTURE AND MACHINERY HALL. 




INTERIOR VIEW OF MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




NORTH FROM ROOF OF MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




VENETIAN GONDOLA AND JAPANESE HO-O-DEN. 




NORTHWEST FROM ROOF OF MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




AUSTRIAN EXHIBIT IN MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 




ELECTRICITY BUILDING, ELECTRIC FOUNTAIN AND MANUFACTURES BUILDING. 

10 




WORLD'S CONGRESS OF BEAUTY. 
Midway Plaisanoo 




MUSICIANS World's Congress of Beauty. 
Midway Plaisauee. 




VILLAGE OF IRISH INDUSTRIES Blarney Castle. 
Midway Plaisance. 




AZTEC RUINS AND ELECTRIC THEATRK 
Midway Plaisance. 




LIBBEY GLASS WORKS 
Midway Plaisance. 




HAGENBECK'S ARENA. 

Midway Plaisance. 







IN THE SAMOAN VILLAGE. 
Midway Plaisance. 




WORLD'S CONGRESS OF BEAUTY. 
Midway 1'laisarn-" 




SAMOAN VILLAGE. 

Midway Plaisance. 




JOHORE BUNGALOW. 
Midway Plaisance. 




JAVANESE VILLAGE. 
Midway Plaisance. 




DAMASCUS PALACE. 
Midway Plaisance. 




ALGERIAN THEATRE 
Midway Plaisance. 




THE EVER-PRESENT "KODAK" FIEND. 







JAPANESE BAZAR. 

Midway Flaisance. 



11 




GERMAN VILLAGE. 

Midway Plaisance. 




FRENCH CIDER PRESS 
Midway Plaisance. 




ALGERIAN AND TUNISIAN PALACE AND THEATRE. 
Midway Plaisanoe. 




STREET OP CONSTANTINOPLE. 
Uidway Plaisance. 




PANORAMA OF KIL.AUEA. 
Midway Plaisance. 




EIFEL TOWER PAVILION. 
Midway I'laisance. 




DAMASCAN SWORDSMEN Street in Cairo. 
Midway Plaisance. 




JAPANESE BAZAR 

Midway Plaisance. 




IRISH VILLAGE Donegal Castle. 
Midway Flaisance. 




DETAIL OF FERRIS WHEEL. 
Midway Plaisance. 







LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM FERRIS WHEEL. 




LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM FERRIS WHEEL. 



12 




CATHEDRAL, OF ST. PETER AT ROME. 

Reproduction Midway Plaisance. | 




NEW ENGLAND KITCHEN. 
Midway Plaisance. 




SCENE IN OLD VIENNA. 
Midway Plaisance. 




FERRIS WHEEL FROM "OLD VIENNA." 




VIENNA CAFE AND FERRIS WHEEL. 
Midway Plaisance. 




CAPTIVE SALOON. 

Midway Pl.iisance. 




CHINESE THEATRE. 

Midway Plaisance. 




PAEADE PASSING EAST ON MIDWAY PLAISANCE ON OPENING DAY. 




OSTRICH FARM. 

Midway Plaisance. 




LAPLAND VILLAGE. 
Midway Plaisance. 




BEDOUIN LIFE IN THE DESERT " Dress Parade.' 
Midway Plaisance. 




ON THE MIDWAY. 




ACROSS NORTH INLET. 




GOVERNMENT AND MANUFACTURES ACROSS WOODED ISLAND.