Thursday, May 12, 2011

William Henry Jackson World’s Columbian Exposition Photographs

The William Henry Jackson World’s Columbian Exposition Photographs is a new collection in the DMR.


This collection consists of images from two books of plates, White City and Jackson’s Famous Pictures of the World’s Fair, that are images taken by the famous photographer William Henry Jackson for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition (aka Chicago World’s Fair). Jackson was famous for photographing the America’s westward expansion.