University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building
41. [The relief sculpture "The Conquest of Time and Space" adorns the main entrance to the Electrical Building exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
42. [This figurine by Wilbur Freece, known as "the Single Jacker," is made of butter.]
[This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in
43. [This miniature statuette by artist Wilbur Freece is made of butter. This figurine, depicting a man in overalls on a horse, is entitled "Stockman's Pride."]
[This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet.
44. [This miniature statuette of a Native American on horseback by artist Wilbur Freece is made of beef suet. This figurine is entitled "Indian Squaw."]

[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
45. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
[View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
46. [View of the Century of Progress "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
[View of the Electrical Group exhibition building from the courtyard fountain. "Light," the bas relief
47. [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.]
[View of the Hall of Science fountain and "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]
48. [View of the Hall of Science fountain and "Fountain of Science" sculpture.]

"Apollo. Copy in silver of archaic marble statues; the copy is much better than any marble original we
49. "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.
50. "Apollo. The god of music playing his lyre. In the archaic period he was still represented with a beard. Athens. 6th century B.C."
"Artistic lighting effects are used on this statue which is on display at the exhibit of the Electric
51. "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.
52. "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."

"C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron
53. "C.H. Worcester, trustee of the Art Institute, points out one of its many valuable art treasures to Baron Maurice Rothschild who is in Chicago visiting the World's Fair. The baron is a member of the French senate and is completing a round-the-world tour. After lunching with Lenox R. Lohr, general manager of the World's Fair, the baron made a tour of the grounds and then visited Wings of a Century."
"Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building
54. "Gigantic sculptured plaque 'Light,' one of the two figures that flank the sides of the Electrical Building of A Century of Progress Exposition."
"Hall of Science statue in the north well."
55. "Hall of Science statue in the north well."
"Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created
56. "Professor Avard Fairbanks, sculptor, of the Division of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, who created the statue, 'Tragedy at Winter Quarters,' has just completed a companion piece to that classic. The second work, 'New Life,' depicting American folk of today, is seen here. It also is attracting thousands of visitors to A Century of Progress."

"Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
57. "Saint Michael. Steatite. 'The Archangel Michael' in Greek, abbreviated. Syria. 10th century A.D."
"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
58. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the North approach of the Hall of Science."
"Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
59. "Sculpture of 'Man Combating Ignorance' is a dominating figure of the north approach to the Hall of Science."
"The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
60. "The Madonna. Ivory. 'The Mother of God' in Greek, abbreviated. Mount Lebanon, Syria. 10th century A.D."
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