Expedition Volume 57, Number 1 Spring 2015

expedition57.1 Cover: The right arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty were on view at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. For 50 cents, visitors could climb to the top. Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi as a gift to the United States from the people of France, the complete statue was dedicated on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in 1886. Photo courtesy of Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Table of Contents

All the World in One Place: Educating Visitors about the Changing World
By Louise Krasniewicz

After the Fairs: World’s Fairs and the Development of Museums
By Xiuqin Zhou

Gold Medals & Grand Prizes: World’s Fairs and the Penn Museum
By Alessandro Pezzati

The People & Products of Colonization: Africa at the Chicago and Paris Expositions
By Dwaune Latimer

Curiosities & Commodities: Oceanian Objects from Two World’s Fairs
By Adria H. Katz

Yupi Dazi: Fish-Skin Tartars of the Amur River Delta
By William Wierzbowski

From Saqqara to St. Louis to Philadelphia: The Chapel of Kaipure
By David P. Silverman

“…Very Best Inspirations of the Past”: The Wanamaker Bronzes
By Ann Blair Brownlee and Lynn Makowsky

Souvenirs of the Past: Ephemera from World’s Fairs and Expositions
By Lynne Farrington

Read more: Expedition Volume 57, Number 1 Spring 2015


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