International Electrical Exhibition March.

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International Electrical Exhibition March.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00136
Title: International Electrical Exhibition March.
Additional Title: F. M. Armstrong
Historic Street Address: 32nd & Lancaster Avenues
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Sheet music cover of the International Electrical Exhibition March, published by Lee & Walker of 1113 Chestnut Street. Shows an evening view of the temporary exhibition structure with light shining from the interior onto Market Street. Visitors walk the grounds, and horse-drawn carriages and an omnibus travel the street. A light bulb is shown in an inset.

The International Electrical Exhibition, which was held from September 2 to October 11 in1884 was organised in part by the Franklin Institute and was the first great electrical exhibition in the United States.


Creation Year: ca. 1884
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.955675
Geocode Longitude:-75.188048

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Lee & Walker - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler