Stereoscopic views of the World's Columbian Exposition [graphic]

Title
Stereoscopic views of the World's Columbian Exposition [graphic] / by B.W. Kilburn.
Author
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909,
Publication
Littleton, N.H. : B.W. Kilburn, 1893, some copyright 1894.
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

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Description
173 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, some col.; 90x180mm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes 2 hand-colored views.
  • Some views were distributed by James M. Davis and have on verso the seal of the exposition and caption "Department of Photography, C.D. Arnold, chief."
  • Views are numbered: 7558-7560, 7843, 7855, 7859, 7879, 7880, 7882, 7888, 7928, 7929, 7932, 7954, 7961, 7965, 7966, 7968, 7971, 7972, 7978, 7987, 7989, 7993-7995, 8002, 8003, 8010, 8013, 8022, 8034, 8035, 8037-8039, 8047, 8056, 8071, 8080, 8085, 8088, 8095, 8096, 8100, 8104, 8106, 8113, 8115, 8119, 8121, 8128, 8132, 8134, 8142, 8144, 8148, 8153, 8164, 8169, 8172, 8174, 8175, 8181-8183, 8186, 8188, 8194, 8195, 8198-8201, 8205, 8207, 8210, 8218, 8222, 8226, 8228, 8230, 8232, 8235, 8241, 8244, 8248, 8265, 8271, 8274, 8277, 8285, 8288, 8339, 8340, 8363, 8391, 8395, 8404, 8439, 8455, 8472, 8474, 8475, 8480, 8488, 8527, 8555, 8559, 8567, 8581, 8593, 8594, 8599, 8618, 8623, 8624, 8636, 8649, 8675, 8683, 8703, 8712, 8720, 8731, 8781, 8800, 8814, 8817, 8833, 8835, 8848, 8863, 8865, 8875, 8886, 9003, 9056, 9065, 9095, 9176.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • A finding aid showing the original order of Acc. #88PH28 can be found in dept. files.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F186
Author
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909, photographer.
Title
Stereoscopic views of the World's Columbian Exposition [graphic] / by B.W. Kilburn.
Imprint
Littleton, N.H. : B.W. Kilburn, 1893, some copyright 1894.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of the World's Columbian Exposition: views showing Administration, Electricity and Machinery buildings under construction; sculpture for Agriculture bldg.; people in traditional dress at dedication of Japanese bldg.; general views; views of crowds opening day; button pushed by Pres. Cleveland to open fair; fountains; state and national bldgs.; Japanese tea garden; paths and trees, the Wooded Island; bridges leading the Island and over lagoon; the Terminal station and the Columbian Liberty Bell; the Electric Railway station; fire that destroyed cold storage bldg.; gondolas on lagoon and canal; the statue of "the Republic"; Northwest Coast "Indian village" and totem poles; "home of the cliff dwellers"; "Esquimaux in their summer home"; men standing next to cross section of redwood; Cape Colony ostrich exhibit; interior views including a diorama of the Greely expedition; horticulture hall: north wing, orchids; "virgin fountain," apples, pears, etc. at Oregon exhibit; wooly cactus, a mammoth fern, liberty bell made of plants at Penn. exhibit, diorama of "Indian Princess," diorama of "Columbia and her maids of honor," lily pond outside; Agriculture bldg.: gen. views, the wool exhibit, Deere & Co. exhibit showing deer pulling farm implements, McCormick exhibit, N.J. & Penn. exhibits.
Liberal Arts bldg.: general views, Austrian exhibit, Austrian princess drawing room, statue of Columbus, the German Dept., exhibit of fur bearing animals; interior view of Fine Arts Bldg.; Machinery Hall: stationary engine, general view; Mining Bldg.: "silver queen," sculpture called "Lot's Wife," gold exhibit; Shoe and leather building: Russian exhibit showing moose and other fur bearing animals; Transportation Bldg.: sailboats, locomotives including the first, and the fastest; State carriage of Dom Pedro, first Emperor of Brazil; Electric Bldg.: lighthouse lens and dynamo, general view; interior of Women's bldg.; views of Illumination Day including fireworks bursting over the basin; the Ferris wheel and "Midway Plaisance," ostrich farm on the midway; model of Iowa state capitol in Iowa Bldg.; banquet hall, N.Y. bldg.: artillery at Krupp bldg.: a knight made of prunes and an orange exhibit at Calif. bldg.; a whale back steamer at dock, part of the World's Fair Steamship Co. Many views duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Indexes
A finding aid showing the original order of Acc. #88PH28 can be found in dept. files.
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Local Subject
Hand-colored photoprints.
Added Author
Arnold, C. D. (Charles Dudley), 1844- Photographer
Davis, James M. Distributor
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F186
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