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World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.

1893 Worlds Fair The Columbian Exposition The Plaisance

The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition grounds were truly magnificent. Artists & architects followed guidelines: classical Greek style, no taller than 60 ft., & all buildings were to be painted white.

Transportation Building, 1893 World Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

World's Columbian Exposition: Interior of Electricity Building, Chicago, 1893

Details and History The Wikimedia Commons offers a multitude of historical images with no restrictions on use. This 1893 B. W. Kilburn stereoview, shows The wonder of the age, Midway Plaisance, World's Columbian Exposition. The eponymous designer of the wheel, George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., constructed it as a "tallest ever" landmark for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Oct 30, 1893: The World's Columbian Exposition closes in Chicago

Poster advertising the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893

"White City"---The 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

The White City at night, 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

Louisiana Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL (1893) Photograph taken by Charles Francis Himes while at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.