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Juniata Valley from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete description of the Exposition grounds and buildings ... Second edition"

Juniata Valley from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete description of the Exposition grounds and buildings ... Second edition"

 
 
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This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "Pennsylvania Railroad to the Columbian Exposition, with descriptive notes of ... New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Chicago, and a complete description of the Exposition grounds and buildings ... Second edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

The World's Columbian Exposition, was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492. The iconic centerpiece of the Fair, the large water pool, represented the long voyage Columbus took to the New World. The Exposition was an influential social and cultural event and had a profound effect on architecture, sanitation, the arts, Chicago's self-image, and American industrial optimism.

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