• Creator
  • Arnold, C.D
  • Created Date
  • 3-7-03
  • Description
  • A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building 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. One guidebook described the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building as "The greatest str... more
    A black and white photograph of the exterior of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building 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. One guidebook described the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building as "The greatest structure on the Exposition grounds and the largest building of the kind ever erected." It was 1,687 feet by 787 feet and sat along the lakefront in the middle of the fairgrounds. Exhibits ranged from furniture to public schools. Flinn, J., ed. "The Official Guide to the World’s Columbian Exposition." (Chicago: The Columbian Guide Company, 1893), p. 77. Celebrations and Festivals; Exploring The Columbian Exposition. 16 History. less
  • Format
  • Wce_manuliberalarts_building.JPG