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The World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893

Several manufacturers of silk items displayed and produced their wares at the Exhibition.



1492 - 1892  400th Anniversary  In Commemoration of the Discovery of America - 4451492 - 1892  400th Anniversary  In Commemoration of the Discovery of America - 445
Columbus Leaving Spain - 145 Woven at Worlds Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893Columbus Leaving Spain - 145 Woven at Worlds Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893
Landing of Columbus, October 12th 1492 - Woven at Columbian Exhibition -146Landing of Columbus, October 12th 1492 - Woven at Columbian Exhibition -146
John Vanderlyn
Oil on canvas, 12' x 18'
Commissioned 1836/1837; placed 1847 Rotunda
Christopher Columbus is shown landing in the West Indies, on an island that the natives called Guanahani and he named San Salvador, on October 12, 1492. He raises the royal banner to claim the land for his Spanish patrons, and he stands bareheaded, with his hat at his feet, in honor of the sacredness of the event. The captains of the Niņa and Pinta follow, carrying the banner of Ferdinand and Isabella. The crew displays a range of emotions, and some search for gold in the sand. Natives watch from behind a tree.

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Mrs Cleveland - 96 Woven at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893Mrs Cleveland - 96 Woven at World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893
Frances Folsom Cleveland

After the President's defeat in 1888, the Clevelands lived in New York City, where baby Ruth was born. With his unprecedented re-election, the First Lady returned to the White House as if she had been gone but a day. Through the political storms of this term she always kept her place in public favor. People took keen interest in the birth of Esther at the mansion in 1893, and of Marion in 1895. When the family left the White House, Mrs. Cleveland had become one of the most popular women ever to serve as hostess for the nation.

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Souvenir of The Discovery of America - Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492 - 663Souvenir of The Discovery of America - Landing of Columbus Oct 12th 1492 - 663
Souvenir of the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago - 661 (of the)Souvenir of the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago - 661 (of the)
Souvenir Woven in the Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded redSouvenir Woven in the Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded red
Souvenir Woven in the Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded blueSouvenir Woven in the Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded blue
Souvenir, Woven In The World's Columbian Exposition 1893 -  UnknownSouvenir, Woven In The World's Columbian Exposition 1893 -  Unknown
This is probably an American made silk but do you know who made it? Please let me know if you do.

Souvenir Woven In the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago - 661 (Woven In The)Souvenir Woven In the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago - 661 (Woven In The)
The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - UnrecordedThe World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded
The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - UnrecordedThe World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded
The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - UnrecordedThe World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Unrecorded


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