Archives of American Art

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

Collection ID:
United States. Centennial Commission
Physical Description:
70 Pages
21 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2012 by William DeCosta, who purchased the catalog at a bookstore.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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More Information
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Philadelphia : Published by John R. Nagle and company, 1876.

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