University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Exhibition Buildings (6)
Stairways (3)
Sculpture (3)
Electricity (2)
Courtyards (2)
Hieroglyphics (1)
Bas-reliefs (1)
Cuneiform (1)
Dioramas (1)
Fountains (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (6)

Date
ca. 1933-1934 (4)
1933 (2)
1932 (1)
ca. 1933 (1)

Format
9.5x7.5 (4)
2.75x2 (1)
6.25x8.5 (1)
7.25x9.5 (1)
7.5x9.5 (1)

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[Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity
1. [Diorama depicting a circular horse-drawn mill, which agricultural societies have used since antiquity to grind grain or pump water. The setting of this diorama is presumably ancient Sumerian or Egyptian, given the hieroglyphic or cuneiform writing that adorns its edges.]
[Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before
2. [Exterior view of the left stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair. The relief "Stellar Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the facade of the building on the left.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
3. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]
[Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building
4. [Exterior view of the right stairway in front of the main courtyard of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair in 1933. The relief "Atomic Energy" by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen adorns the right facade of the building.]

[Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical
5. [Exterior view of the sculpture "Stellar Energy," which adorns the southeast facade of the Electrical Group building. The caption beneath the figure reads: "Light is the beginning of all things, from the utmost aether it issues shaping the stars answering in its patterns to the majesty of creative thought." The sculptor for this design was Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.]
[The 'Light' sculpture that adorns the side of the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century
6. [The 'Light' sculpture that adorns the side of the side of the Electrical Building exhibit at the Century of Progress Exposition.]
[The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building
7. [The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
8. [View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief sculpture behind the fountain, adorns the facade of the building's Electric Light and Power Industry exhibit.]

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