World's Fair Auction

Closing February 6th, 2024

Auction # 44 Closing Tuesday - February 6th, 2024 at 10:00 PM EST
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Auction Local Time: Apr 15, 2024 09:24:06 EDT

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1876 Centennial Exposition
Centennial Portfolio consisting of Eight Views of Centennial Buildings in color and a map of the fairgrounds including: "1. English Commissioners' Building.", "2. Cook's World's Fair Ticket Office.", "3. French Restaurant.", "4. Photographic Studio.", "5. Connecticut Building.", "6. New Jersey Building.", "7. Ohio Building", "8. Indiana Building." and a "Map of Fairmount Park and Vicinity." These pictures are the second series of views "published by Thos. Hunter, 716 Filbert Street, Philadelphia.". This group includes the folio cover from the 'First Series" that lists 8 different buildings. Several of these building are rarely seen printed. Size: Envelope is 8 1/8" wide by 12" high. Each picture is 11 5/16" wide by 7 1/2" high. Map opens to 14" wide by 18 3/4" high. Condition: Overall Extremely Fine, there are a few light brown spots on each picture. The folio cover is Very Good, the edges are frayed and the back is completely separated.

Winning Bid: $ 30

Estimate: $ 35 - $ 50

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