World's Columbian Exposition | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

World's Columbian Exposition

World's Columbian Exposition | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The man and camel were part of an "Arab wedding procession" performed daily for spectators.
DESCRIPTION
A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The man and camel were part of an "Arab wedding procession" performed daily for spectators.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:63165
Creation Date: 1893
Creator Name:Bass, Edward A., Dr.
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Dr. Edward A. Bass diary and collection of photographs, circa 1883-1910
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4562
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Gift of the Hobart (Indiana) Historical Society arranged by Jim Slattery.
SUBJECTS
Circus animals
Architecture
Musical instruments
Clothing and dress
Hats
Exhibitions
Land use, Urban
Rites and ceremonies
Arabs
Children and adults
Men
Outdoor photography
Flags
Fairs
Signs and signboards

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