World's Columbian Exposition Administration Building
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A black and white photograph of the Administration 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.The Administration Building was formed of four pavilions, 84 feet square and connected by a great central dome 120 feet in diameter and 250 feet high. It was located in an open court at the head of the Great Basin. The building served as the headquarters for fair officials and as a meeting place for fairgoers.Bolotin, Norman and Christine Laing. "The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893: The World’s Columbian Exposition." (Washington, D. C.: The Preservation Press, 1992), p. 64. Celebrations and Festivals; Exploring The Columbian Exposition 16 History
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|World's Columbian Exposition (Chicago, Illinois)|
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