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California Midwinter International Exposition - Souvenir

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

The Souvenir of the California Midwinter International Exposition collection is an album containing 110 photographic prints taken in 1894 by Isaiah W. Taber, the official photographer of the Exposition. The album features views of the grounds, buildings, attractions, events, and exhibits of the California Midwinter International Exposition (C.M.I.E.). The album features several of the main structures of the C.M.I.E., including the Electric Tower of the Grand Court, the Allegorical Fountain, the Administration Building, the Fine Arts Building, the Horticulture and Agriculture Building, the Manufacturer's and Liberal Arts Building, and the Mechanical Arts Building. Among the attractions featured are the Firth Wheel, the Scenic Railway, and Dante's Inferno. Also pictured are the buildings and exhibits of various counties, states and nations; general views of the Exposition grounds; crowd and entertainment scenes; international groups in traditional dress; and two unidentified group portraits, possibly of Exposition executives. Many night views of the lighted buildings and grounds are also included.... View collection guide.

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