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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 76

Chicago "World's Fair."

Chicago "World's Fair."

Of all the remarkable results of human imagination, artistic talent and skill, combined with natural fitness of situation, the wonderful "World's Fair" at Chicago has made the greatest impression on my mind. The extent, elegance, and diversified structure of the Exhibition buildings on the shores and on an inlet of Lake Michigan, as well as the wonderful, and previously unheard-of, collection of productions, manufacturers, and works of art drawn from all parts of the world, far exceeded my expectation of what could be accomplished by the citizens of Chicago and the principal States of the Union, aided by the Government of the United States, and liberally supported page 84 by the leading Powers of all the countries in Europe, parts of Asia, Africa, and South America. The wonderful