Interior of the Tower of Jewels

Interior of the Tower of Jewels

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Description
Autochrome photograph of Panama-Pacific Exposition. Exterior of Building, columns and classical ornamentation. View of a plaza or street next to or within the Exposition building, possibly the Main Entrance. People are sitting on benches next to patches of grass and classically ornamented light poles. A columned arcade or walkway, adorned with birds (probably eagles) with their wings spread, ajoins with a hall, visible through a large archway. The hall is lined with columns, between which there is a red wall treatment topped by a blue toned mythological or historical freize.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
autochrome
date made
1915
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 5 in; 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
PG.003565.02
catalog number
3565.2
accession number
67310
Credit Line
Gift of Gertrude E. Warner
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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