Urbs in Horto
Photo notes for each page:
Home - Agricultural Building
North West Corner Agricultural Building. Large photographic print from The White City (As It Was). Photographs by William Henry Jackson. World's Columbian Exposition.
About - Ferris Wheel
"Ferris Wheel, and Bird's Eye View of Midway." Large photographic print from The White City (As It Was). Photographs by William Henry Jackson. World's Columbian Exposition
Firm - "The Golden Gate Ajar."
From Columbian Gallery: A Portfolio of Photographs of the World's Fair, The Werner Company. Transportation Building with gilded [gold] arch South Lagoon. Architect Louis Sullivan.
Commercial – Grand Basin
"World's Columbian Exposition: exterior view, Chicago, United States, 1893", 1893. Lantern slide. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection.
Employment – Haymarket Affair
Illustrated engraving by Thure de Thulstrop for Harper's Weekly on May 15, 1886. This engraving was the most widely reproduced image of the Haymarket affair. It inaccurately shows Fielden speaking, the bomb exploding, and the rioting beginning simultaneously.
Contact - Chicago River
DISTANT VIEW OF BRIDGE LOOKING NORTHEAST - Chicago River Bascule Bridge, Clarke Street, Spanning Chicago River at Clarke Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL; circa 1988 based on construction of L. Burnett building
Footer - View from the Ferris Wheel
"View from the Ferris Wheel." Shows a scene along the Midway Plaisance that includes circular building on the right below, that held the cyclorama panorama of the Bernese Alps, and the circular roof and chimney on the left, beyond the first viaduct across the Plaisance, was over the Libby Glass Works. Color plate by Charles S. Graham from The World's Fair in Water Colors. Size of original document approximately 8.8 x 11 inches.
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