Auction 167, Lot 153

"[Lot of 2] Panoramic View of the World's Columbian Exposition [and] Birds Eye View World's Columbian Exposition",

Subject: Chicago, Illinois

Period: 1892-93 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
21.9 x 7.6 inches
55.6 x 19.3 cm

This lot includes two attractive views of the World's Columbian Exposition, also known as Chicago's World Fair. Each shows the exposition grounds with the casino, pier, boats, and ships in the forefront. Chicago's skyline is depicted in the background. The first view also includes a key to important sites.

A. Panoramic View of the World's Columbian Exposition, by Anonymous, dated 1892 (18.8 x 6.0"). Condition: Clean, bright, and colorful. Printed on two sheets and joined with original linen tape.

B. Birds Eye View World's Columbian Exposition, by the Orcutt Co., from The American Stationer, dated 1893 (21.9 x 7.6"). Condition: Clean and colorful.

References:

Condition: A

See description above.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/28/2018

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