University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Sculpture (3)
Greek Temples (2)
Religion (1)
Electricity (1)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (3)

Creator
Library of the Museum ... (1)

Format
9.25x7.5 (1)

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"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
1. "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."
"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
2. "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.
3. "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."
 

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