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[World's Fair photographs, 1881-1904.]

Collector:
Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Exposition Universelle, Paris (1889)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
Silver albumen on paper
2 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
Paris (France)
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Berlin (Germany)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1883
1883-1904
1881-1904
1900-1910
Notes:
Photographs in boxes 98-99, Series 4, Photographs.
Summary:
Approx. 150 photographs of five World's Fairs: the Exposition Universelle (Paris 1889); the Berlin Exposition (1883, with an 1881 photograph); the London Crystal Palace Exposition (1882); the 1884 Philadelphia fair; the St. Louis fair, 1904; etc. Edison's inventions are numerous, but other scenes, such as the Eiffel Tower, are also included.
Topic:
Exhibitions
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Local number:
85-8784 (OIPP Neg.)
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William J. Hammer Collection ca. 1874-1935; 1955-1957 [Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934]
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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