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Model of the centennial exhibition of 1876

John Baird

Model of the centennial exhibition of 1876

presented to the City of Philadelphia

by John Baird

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Baird.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsYA 19011
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL606277M
LC Control Number96201400

was the opening date of the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia where industrial exhibits of 37 nations were displayed in over pavilions for six months until its formal closure on Novem It was the first major international exhibition to be held in the U.S. and a significant event in the history of the young republic as an opportunity to display to the world the. Commissioned in by John Baird, a former member of the Centennial Finance Committee, the model fulfills its intended mission of educating future generations about the Centennial Exhibition of Stephanie Grauman Wolf is a senior fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of .

Centennial souvenir, Philadelphia Published: () Report of the State board of Centennial managers for the international exhibition of Published: () Model of the Centennial exhibition of Memorial hall, Fairmont park, Philadelphia Published: (). The United States Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia was not only the United States' first important world's fair, it signaled significant changes in the very shape of knowledge. Quarrels between participants in the exhibition represented a greater conflict as the world transitioned between two different kinds of modernity--the Enlightenment of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Cited by:

The Centennial Exhibition of was a resounding success with over ten million people visiting in a six month span. The Exhibition allowed the United States to show off its industrial might and identify itself with other world powers. Art gallery, Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia Other Title Home Insurance Company centennial calendar, December. Washington crossing the Delaware. Summary Print shows view of exhibition building. Contributor Names.


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Model of the centennial exhibition of 1876 by John Baird Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Centennial International Exhibition ofthe first official World's Fair to be held in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to Novemto celebrate the th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Officially named the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine, it City: Philadelphia. United States Centennial International Exhibition Philadelphia, May 10–Novem Main Exhibition Building. Henry Pettit and Joseph M.

Wilson, architects The enormous main building, made of cast iron and brick, had a display floor covering 20 acres dedicated to exhibits of both foreign and domestic manufactured goods.

In celebration of America’s one-hundredth anniversary of independence, the Centennial Exhibition took place on more than acres of land in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park May Novem Close to ten million visitors (9,) went to the fair via railroad, steamboat, carriage, and on foot.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: James Dabney McCabe.

History of the Centennial Exposition, the World's Fair held in Philadephia in to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the United States. Model of the centennial exhibition of 1876 book of the most important events, and least known, in American history.

Proved, for the first time, that the United States was a nation to be reckoned with on the international stage. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Preface Introduction Chapter 1: The Origins of the ModelThe Winchester "New Model" Rifles of Chapter 2: The Designs of Luke Wheelock, Introduction of the ModelThe Development of the Model/75 and Model/76 Chapter 3: The Centennial Exhibition of Chapter 4: The Model Enters Production Chapter 5.

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by Bruno Giberti. pages. I saw this book on the shelf of the gift shop during a visit to the Please Touch Museum, which is housed in the Memorial Hall of the Centennial Exhibition. It was later given to me as a gift by my wife.5/5(1). The National Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Independence of the United States by an International Universal Exhibition, to Be Held in Philadelphia in the Year (Paperback) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at United States Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia The Free Library of Philadelphia, with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, invites you to visit our Web version of the th birthday party for the United States, the Centennial Exhibition of   Topics Centennial Exhibition ( Philadelphia, Pa.), Art Publisher Philadelphia [Pa.]: Published by John R.

Nagle and Co. Collection getty; americana Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute Contributor Getty Research Institute Language EnglishPages: From a group of images of the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia.

Only two of the buildings are still standing from the exhibition, which celebrated the American centennial. This exhibition was one of the greatest tourist attractions of the era, with visitors not just from across the United States, but also from all around the world.

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Among those who witnessed and even participated in this event were such notables as Dom Pedro, Emperor of Brazil, Sir William Thompson (later Lord Kelvin), England’s foremost scientist, and Elisha Gray.

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