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National Agricultural Exposition
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TitleNational Agricultural Exposition
AbstractFramed (32 in. x 42.50 in.) color lithograph broadside (27.50 in. x 37.75 in.), titled "The National Agricultural Exposition, Kansas City, Missouri." Centrally featured in the picture is Exposition Hall, referred to as the Crystal Palace located at 13th and Kansas in Kansas City, Missouri. Other wording on the print includes "A 45 Day Wonder" as well as "Opens September 15th, Closes November 1st, 1887." The lower right hand corner has the statement: "This building is an industrial palace with 7 acres of floor space, special rates over all railroads. Dedication and opening address: September 15, 1887. Special days for cities, counties & states." The officers for the event are also listed. Published by Krebs Lithographic Company of Cincinnati, Ohio.
NotesThe MVO (Missouri Valley Oversize) collection contains various types of large size items. Included is art work such as paintings, sculpture, drawings and sketches; photographs, including composite pieces; posters; and other miscellaneous items. This item is currently hanging in the Missouri Valley Room.
Exhibition posters
Agricultural exhibits
Local SubjectExposition Building
Crystal Palace
Item TypeArchival Material
Access This ItemThis item is not available online. Appointments are required to view material in the MVO collection. Call 816.701.3427 or write lhistory@kclibrary.org.
Item ID218056
CONTENTdm number37725
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