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
Canoeists (Sports) (1)
Canoes (1)
Estates (1)
Paintings (1)
Plantations (1)
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Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (1)

Format
2.75x2 (1)
7.5”x9.5” (1)

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[Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers
1. [Artist's rendition of a nineteenth-century estate somewhere along the Atlantic seaboard. The workers in the painting appear to be harvesting the bark off the birch trees. Strips of birch bark were often used as a veneer for canoes of other hand-crafted items.]
"Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided
2. "Canoe tilting, which gives the unlucky loser a sudden ducking, is one of the many water sports provided for the amusement of visitors at the Swift's Bridge of the new Chicago World's Fair."
  

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