University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (2)

Subject
Parades & Processions (1)
Dioramas (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (1)

Format
4x8.75 (1)
7.25x9.5 (1)

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[Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition,
1. [Parade in front of the Czechoslovakia pavilion at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The Century of Progress showcased the artistic, cultural, and scientific achievements of Czechoslovakia, then a newly independent country that had won its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War One. Anton Cermak, mayor of Chicago from 1931 until his assassination in 1933, just a few months prior to the Century of Progress grand opening, was a Czech immigrant from Bohemia.]
"Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red
2. "Marco Polo at the court of the Chan of China bringing merchandise from Venice. Black, gold, and red are the dominating colors of the background. The blue and yellow robe of the Chan is a copy from an old Chinese dress at the Berlin Museum."
  

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