More than 360 pages of images! Experience the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair in incredible detail.
1904 St. Louis World’s Fair: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition in Photographs transports readers into a bygone era filled with wonders on an incredible scale that is unimaginable today. Hundreds of period photographs, drawings, and maps illustrate one of America’s most important forgotten events, The Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
The 1904 World’s Fair, known as The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis Missouri in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. More than 19 million people attended the Fair between April 30th to December 1st, 1904. American pride, industrial power, and military expansion were on full display in addition to art, architecture, and good times for the average fairgoer.
Based on period writing and designed by World’s Fair historian and artist, Mark Bussler (Expo: Magic of the White City, 1939 New York World’s Fair: The World of Tomorrow in Photographs, Westinghouse, Chicago 1933 World’s Fair: A Century of Progress in Photographs), this stylish book is ideal for historians and casual observers looking to learn about one of the greatest World’s Fairs of all time.