World's Columbian Exposition Festival Hall
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A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Festival Hall at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. Source: Arnold, C. D. Collection of Photographs Illustrating the Construction and Progress of the World’s Columbian Exposition. 1893. Dimensions: 10"x13". The World's Columbian Exposition ran from May 1 to October 30, 1893. Festival Hall, also known as Choral Hall, was located near the lagoon between the Horticultural and Transportation buildings. Outside there were statues of Handel and Bach; inside was a large performance space that could hold a 2,500-person chorus. Bolotin, Norman and Christine Laing. "The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893: The World’s Columbian Exposition." (Washington, D. C.: The Preservation Press, 1992), pp. 48-52. Celebrations and Festivals; Exploring The Columbian Exposition 16 History
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