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  • Collection: Industrial Revolution

Shows printing machine that was on display at the Great Exhibition.

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Shows the parade for the Chicago World's Fair and a huge crowd in attendance. The Fair commemorated the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' landing in the 'New World.'

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The Centennial Exhibition was the first world's fair to be held in the United States. It celebrated the 100th signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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Shows a crowd gathered to hear President Cleveland deliver a speech to open the World's Columbian Exposition.

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Shows several ships, both docked and anchored on the Delaware river, in front of the Pennsylvania Train Depot.

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Shows a cafe with a crowd of people as well as a stable and building with flag on top.

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Shows Queen Victoria's sitting room at the Crystal Palace.

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Image shows steam-engine that was on display at the Great Exhibition, 1851.

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Shows passengers going up hill in San Francisco in the Kearny, Polk, and Filmore Line.

The image shows beginning contruction on a tunnel under the English Channel.
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