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The Fisheries Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1893

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Alternate title:Official Souvenir Postal, World's Columbian Exposition: The Fisheries Building
Summary:A postcard depicting the Fisheries Building and a portrait of Christopher Columbus from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893. Message reads: "Oct 9/93, Arrived safely. Stupendous crowd - 5 Verys. Tired but same. 'Mous'." Postcard series: 1. Postcard number: 8. Postmark: October 10, 1893. Includes message.
Creator:Goldsmith, Charles W.
Provider:American Lithographic Co.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1891-1900
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Illinois
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects:World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)
World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.)--Buildings
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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