The objects of the week could be seen as the 18oos version of 3D movies at IMAX theatres. Stereoscopes and the accompanying stereographs (stereo view + photographs) were used for entertainment and educational purposes from the 1830’s until the 1920s. 929 more words
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Larsen, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America. New York: Vintage, 2004.
In February 1890, Chicago won Congress’s approval, over all other US cities, to host the 1893 World’s Fair. 613 more words