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Memorial of the Great Central Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission, Held at Philadelphia, June 1864 1864 [Hardcover]
by Stillé, Charles J. (Charles Janeway), -

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...the little light which penetrates the foliage is dim and uncertain. Creeping for the jungle is a leopard, ready to spring upon his prey. Both these scenes are perfect in their detail, and are alone worth the price of admission to the Horticultural Department. The ladies have taken a deep interest in the arrangement of the Horticultural exhibition, and the Committee is indebted to their taste and industry for much of the success that has attended this branch of the Great Sanitary Fair. A permanent record of the names of the ladies and gentlemen concemed would be but simple justice. We can only particularize a few of the more prominent: Mrs. J. Rhea Barton, Miss Percival, Miss S. B. Dunlap, Mrs. Price, Mrs. Parrish, Mrs. Dr. James Darrach, Mrs. H. A. Dreer, Mrs. Robert Buist, and Mrs. Harmar, have been very active in the good work. Among the gentlemen we find Mr. D. R. King, Chairman of the Committee; Mr. W. L. Shaffer, Mr. J. E. Mitchell, Charles Harmar, S. S. Price, R. W. Marshall, J. C. Price, and Messrs. Wagner, who have given their entire time to the perfection of the display. Messrs. James Ritchie, Thomas Meehan, Robert Kilvington, James Eadie, John Pollock, A. Dryburg, and Robert Scott, deserve more than a passing notice. These gentlemen were early enlisted in the move-ment, and have devoted their whole attention to the ar-rangement of the plants and flowers." THE RESTAURANT DEPARTMENT. While almost every department of the Fair presented some striking feature of excellence, peculiar and complete in itself, whether it consisted in the extraordinary beauty of the choicest of nature's products, exhibited in the Floral Hall, or in the unprecedented richness of the Art Gallery, or in the historical collection of Relics and Curiosities, so the ma...

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More About Memorial of the Great Central Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission, Held at Philadelphia, June 1864 1864 [Hardcover] by Stillé, Charles J. (Charles Janeway), -
 
 
 
Overview

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ...the little light which penetrates the foliage is dim and uncertain. Creeping for the jungle is a leopard, ready to spring upon his prey. Both these scenes are perfect in their detail, and are alone worth the price of admission to the Horticultural Department. The ladies have taken a deep interest in the arrangement of the Horticultural exhibition, and the Committee is indebted to their taste and industry for much of the success that has attended this branch of the Great Sanitary Fair. A permanent record of the names of the ladies and gentlemen concemed would be but simple justice. We can only particularize a few of the more prominent: Mrs. J. Rhea Barton, Miss Percival, Miss S. B. Dunlap, Mrs. Price, Mrs. Parrish, Mrs. Dr. James Darrach, Mrs. H. A. Dreer, Mrs. Robert Buist, and Mrs. Harmar, have been very active in the good work. Among the gentlemen we find Mr. D. R. King, Chairman of the Committee; Mr. W. L. Shaffer, Mr. J. E. Mitchell, Charles Harmar, S. S. Price, R. W. Marshall, J. C. Price, and Messrs. Wagner, who have given their entire time to the perfection of the display. Messrs. James Ritchie, Thomas Meehan, Robert Kilvington, James Eadie, John Pollock, A. Dryburg, and Robert Scott, deserve more than a passing notice. These gentlemen were early enlisted in the move-ment, and have devoted their whole attention to the ar-rangement of the plants and flowers." THE RESTAURANT DEPARTMENT. While almost every department of the Fair presented some striking feature of excellence, peculiar and complete in itself, whether it consisted in the extraordinary beauty of the choicest of nature's products, exhibited in the Floral Hall, or in the unprecedented richness of the Art Gallery, or in the historical collection of Relics and Curiosities, so the ma...

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  • PID: 14724174569
  • Publisher: Facsimile Publisher
  • Seller: Rare Reprints
    Condition: New in New jacket
    Notes: Lang: -eng, Pages 232. It is the reprint edition of the original edition which was published long back (1864). The book is printed in black on high quality paper with Matt Laminated colored dust cover. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. We tried to manage the best possible copy but in some cases, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or with black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. Print on Demand.