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International exhibition, 1876 : official catalogue / United States Centennial Commission, Department of Art, 1876

United States. Centennial Commission

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 70 Pages

Summary: Catalog describing the art installations of the United States Centennial Commision's International exhibition in Philadelphia, Penn.,1876. The exhibition included works in a range of media from painting and sculpture to industrial design with twelve countries represented. Contents are as follows: Plan of exhibition grounds -- Subject index, national exhibits -- The memorial hall and annex -- Synopsis of the classification -- Classification of the Department of Art -- Catalogue of the Department of Art -- Photographic exhibition building -- Alphabetical index of exhibitors in Department IV.

Biographical/Historical Note

The United States Centennial Commission (1872-1879) was a congress appointed group established to plan the United States' centennial anniversary with an exhibition in Phildelphia, Penn.

Provenance

Donated 2012 by William DeCosta, who purchased the catalog at a bookstore.

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How to Cite This Collection

International exhibition, 1876 : official catalogue / United States Centennial Commission, Department of Art, 1876. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.