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Eli P. Zebooker Collection
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
18 x 26.5 inches
Printed in the center below the title: "Published by Breuker & Kessler, Lith, Phila."
Printed in the center below the image" Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1873 by Breuker & Kessler, in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Wash. DC."
Description: Lithograph of a prospective view showing the main buildings on the exhibition grounds in West Fairmount Park. Includes Machinery Hall, Main Building, Memorial Hall, Horticultural Hall, and Agricultural Hall. Shows fair visitors on the grounds landscaped with paths, fountains, a pond, and foot bridges. Georges Hill and the 24th Ward reservoir are visible in the background. In the lower right foreground, a paddleboat and ladies on a rowboat excursion on the Schuylkill river are visible. Key to buildings and building dimensions printed below the image. Several of the main exhibition buildings were built after the designs of Henry Petit, Hermann Schwarzmann, and Joseph Wilson. The Centennial Exhibition celebrated the anniversary of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art.
- Quantity: 1
- Local Call: 237-PR-037
- Item dates: 1876
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[Bird's Eye View of the International Exhibition Buildings, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, 1876]
Eli P. Zebooker Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Local ID #: 237-PR-037
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