University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
41. "Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric Light and Power Industry on the second floor of the Electrical Building at the World's Fair." [The statue is large, white, and beautiful.]
"Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple.
42. "Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple. Note the colored drapery and the 'archaic grin.' Athens, Sixth Century B.C."
"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
43. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
44. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."

"Hall of Science statue in the north well."
45. "Hall of Science statue in the north well."
"Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created
46. "Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created the statue, 'Tragedy at Winter Quarters,' has just completed a companion piece to that classic. The second work, 'New Life,' depicting American folk of today, is seen here. It also is attracting thousands of visitors to A Century of Progress."
"Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
47. "Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
"The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
48. "The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."

"The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic,
49. "The smiling Egyptian cat-goddess Bast. Made in lapis-lazuli and adorned with golden earrings. Ptolemaic, Egyptian, 3rd Century B.C. Exhibited in the North Wing Hall of Religion at the Century of Progress." ["The cat is wearing earrings. The cat is dark and has big scary eyes but it is smiling like it is happy. The cat's nose looks like a person's nose."]
"The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered
50. "The Syrian weather God Hadad. The up turned shoes indicate the influence of the Hittites who conquered North Syria, but the dress is Assyrian. The only trace of his bull origin is to be seen in the thorns on his head. The thunderbolt is broken. Aleppo, Syria. 10th century B.C."
"These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found
51. "These five statuettes, exhibited on the upper floor of the Social Science Hall are the oldest ever found in Asia, dating from about 3,000 B.C. The Oriental Institute is exhibiting them to the public for the first time at the World's Fair; they were evacuated early this year at the site of ancient cities of Eshnunna and Opis. Above photograph shows Miss P. McLaughlin, Cincinnati artist, and L. Stienes, of Fairmont, Nebraska, viewing the primitive subjects."
 

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