Columbian Commemorations 1892-1893: European and American Perspectives

Columbian Commemorations

The exhibition surveys the 400th anniversary celebrations of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America. Loan materials include Spanish, French, and Portuguese graphic materials and printed works about Christopher Columbus published in 1892 and 1893. Memorabilia from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition is on view from Special Collections, including invitations, guidebooks, portfolios of photographs, books, and a special commemorative edition of Harriet Monroe's poem, "Ode," which she read at the opening ceremonies of the Fair.

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