Photographic History of the World's Fair and Sketch of the City of Chicago Volume 500; Also a Guide to the World's Fair and Chicago
by James Wilson Pierce (9781130136753)

Photographic History of the World's Fair and Sketch of the City of Chicago Volume 500; Also a Guide to the World's Fair and Chicago
 
James Wilson Pierce
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 126
Category: History
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
ISBN: 9781130136753
ISBN-10: 1130136752



This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...Every department of the mining industry has its separate place with locality indicated. Xo other state or territory of the Union has any such collection as belongs to California now. Among the exhibits from Southern California is a model constructed to illustrate irrigation. Of course the California exhibit is one of the greatest and grandest on the grounds. The state appropriated $500,000. and every cent of this, and a great deal more, has been spent in securing an exhibit worthy of the golden state. The wine and fruit exhibits alone are superb. Besides California's special dis play she has contributed largely to every other department of the Exposition, and the visitor will be amazed at the extent of her resources. The state's various exhibits are mentioned in connection with the different departments. Colorado.--This young state has a granite and marble palace. The Colorado Marble and Mining Company contributed the material for the building. Besides the mineral, agricultural and educational exhibits, the flora and fauna of the state are shown in great completeness. More than 1,000 specimen plants were pressed; nearly 200 varieties of fruit were duplicated perfectly in wax and more than 2,000 species of insects were mounted long before the Exposition was opened. Colorado contributed largely to every department of the Exposition. The women of Colorado subscribed 510,000 for the purchase of Powers' famous statue "The last of his race," which' appears in connection with the Colorado exhibit. The statue represents a dying buffalo with an Indian standing by its side with uplifted spear. This state makes a specially fine mineral exhibit. The exhibit of Colorado is both technical and economic in its character, and forms a popular and massive display of...

AUD $30.02

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other James Wilson Pierce titles like "Photographic History of the World's Fair and Sketch of the City of Chicago Volume 500; Also a Guide to the World's Fair and Chicago"



Write a customer review of Photographic History of the World's Fair and Sketch of the City of Chicago Volume 500; Also a Guide to the World's Fair and Chicago.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide