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 (22)
1933 (1)

Subject
Sculpture (7)
Religion (7)
Glassware (4)
Carving (3)
Greek Temples (3)
Myths (3)
Vases (3)
Bowls (Tableware) (3)
Boxers (Sports) (2)
Bulls (2)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (3)

Format
7.5x9.5 (2)
10.5x6.5 (1)

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[A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers
1. [A Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving
2. [Drawing from a Bronze Age Minoan cup, ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The drawing depicts a treaty ceremony involving soldiers and farmers. The soldiers are holding swords and wearing plumed hats, while the two farmers off to the right are carrying staffs and wearing bulkier clothing.]
[Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three
3. [Drawing of an elaborate carving from a Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper drawing depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower drawing depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]
[Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic
4. [Minoan vase ca. 1530-1750 B.C.E. The upper carving depicts three bulls being lead led into an athletic arena for a bull leaping ceremony. The lower carving depicts pairs of boxers entering the ring equipped with headgear and gloves.]

[View of the Electrical Group building from the Hall of Religion.]
5. [View of the Electrical Group building from the Hall of Religion.]
"A happy group of visitors after their first day at the new World's Fair from York and York County Pennsylvania.
6. "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."
"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
7. "Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we posses. The Greek inscription, one of the earliest known, tell us that 'Amphias Dedicated the Tithe to the Far Darter,' the title of Apollo as god who inflicted the plague. Athens, 6th century B.C."
"Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard.
8. "Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard. Athens. 6th century B.C."

"Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, copied from the marble statues dedicated to her in the older temple.
9. "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."
"Bowl. Mosaic glass, produced by melting together glass rods. Syria. 1st century A.D. The rarest type
10. "Bowl. Mosaic glass, produced by melting together glass rods. Syria. 1st century A.D. The rarest type of mosaic glass known."
"Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory.
11. "Glass Bottle. A prize for the Gymnasium or Games, as shown by the columns and the Garlands of Victory. Syria. 1st or 2nd century A.D."
"Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand
12. "Gold Minoan seal ring of a king of the dynasty of Minos. Scene: The goddess of vegetation with two hand maidens, invoking the gods for rain. 1650 B.C."

"It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit
13. "It has been said that the Hall of Religion has stolen the show. At any rate, this is an important exhibit at the Fair, visited by hundreds of thousands of persons, and the exhibits are fascinating. No sects, creeds, fanatics, or denominations holds forth - it is all for the good, and in the name of the Cause."
"Madame Fatma Hamat Kravich, bearing out the theme of her lecture by wearing the modern costume of Turkish
14. "Madame Fatma Hamat Kravich, bearing out the theme of her lecture by wearing the modern costume of Turkish women, spoke on the present day estate of women in Turkey Wednesday (July 11) in the Hall of Religion at the World's Fair."
"Milfiori Bowl. This glass of a 'thousand flowers' is made by fusing many tiny glass rods. Syria, 1st
15. "Milfiori Bowl. This glass of a 'thousand flowers' is made by fusing many tiny glass rods. Syria, 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D."
"Milfiori Bowl. This glass of a 'thousand flowers' is made by fusing many tiny glass rods. Syria, 1st
16. "Milfiori Bowl. This glass of a 'thousand flowers' is made by fusing many tiny glass rods. Syria, 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D."

"Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors
17. "Mirror. Since the ancients did not know how to make mirrors by placing quicksilver on the glass, mirrors must be made of bronze which was polished to give a fairly good reflection. The most interesting scenes on mirrors come from the Etruscans, a strange people in North Central Italy. Here Castor, one of the Heavenly twins, meets two nymphs." Italy. 5th Century B.C."
"Mirror. The Etruscan goddess of wisdom, Minerva, draws with her spear tip the head of a horrible monster
18. "Mirror. The Etruscan goddess of wisdom, Minerva, draws with her spear tip the head of a horrible monster Medusa, which turns to stone those who see it, so that the hero Perseus may kill her without looking directly at her. Italy, 5th century B.C."
"Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
19. "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."
20. "The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
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