Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description

A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].

Physical Description

6 spoons: 15 x 3 x 2 cm.

Creation Information

Leonard Manufacturing Company 1893.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 551 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].

Physical Description

6 spoons: 15 x 3 x 2 cm.

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Creation Date

  • 1893

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 8, 2007, 9:39 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.

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Leonard Manufacturing Company. Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893, physical object, 1893; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2134/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.