Auction # 35 Closing Tuesday - October 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT Catalog Lot 17
Auction Local Time: Nov 14, 2019 16:10:08 EST
1893 World's Columbian Exposition "Columbus Panorama", "Three Pictures from American History" from the "International News Company, New-York.". This is a fabulous 3 panel hard cardboard book that opens up and each panel folds out to show a 3 dimensional scene from American History. The scenes are (as described on the back page) "American Declaration of Independence July 4th, 1776.", "Discovery of America" and "The Proclamation of Emancipation of Slaves by Abraham Lincoln, on January 1st, 1863." The cover pictures an aerial view of the Columbian Exposition with the Statue of Liberty to the left. Extremely Rare. Size: Closed: 11 1/8" wide by 14" high. Open: 33" wide and the fold outs come out 4". Condition: Very Fine. A little paper loss, soiling on the cover, edge wear and some splitting on seams. It actually displays beautifully.