University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (7)

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Temples (5)
Exhibition Buildings (3)
Buddhism (3)
Teachers (1)
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[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
1. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
[Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of
2. [Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
[Construction of the Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former
3. [Construction of the Chinese Lama Temple, a replica of the Tibetan-styled Potala palace in the former Chinese province of Jehol.]
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
4. "A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania. The party, under the chaperonage of Glenn E. Bailey and J.W. Barwick, numbers 153, and is composed of 75 school children and 60 teachers. They already have visited all exhibit buildings, the Field Museum, Colonial Village, the Lama Temple and Fort Dearborn. They leave Friday for home, and are staying at Judson Court, University of Chicago."

"Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from
5. "Shriners to the number of more than two thousand yesterday attended the World's Fair. The band from Sinai Temple, Montpelier, Vermont, shown here made its official entrance into the grounds at noon, and following the parade played in the Court of States. Moslem Temple Shriners from Detroit marched down the Avenue of Flags and listened to the Detroit Symphony band dedicate a new march to them at the Ford Symphony Gardens."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
6. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
"The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a
7. "The temple is a reproduction of one of the buildings of the Monjas, or Nunnery, at Uxmal, Yucatan--a striking example of the architecture of the Mayas. The Monjas is thought to have been the nunnery of the vestal virgins, who attended the sacred fires in the temples of their gods, and who were put to death if they broke their vow of chastity. The barbaric facade of the temple is decorated with relief carvings of the intertwining bodies of the feathered serpent god Kukulcan. Fantastic, grotesque masks done in the brilliant colors that characterize Mayan architecture, adorn the walls."
 

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