4″ X 2 13/16″. The purpose of the exposition was to advertise the city’s port, geographical position and potential for trade with West Indies and Central and South America in effort to recapture its “former commercial position”, Charleston’s prosperity having lagged behind that of many other southern communities. 2, 1901 to May 31, 1902. During two-thirds of time, weather was the most forbidding… Ever known holding attendance to only about 675,000; one half paid. Participants: Lack of original interest by Congress plus construction delays seriously affected both domestic and foreign participation. Five of former, all of latter and Cincinnati and Philadelphia erected own buildings. “Best” of Federal exhibits at Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo were brought in, originally at local expense and included Mint Exhibit. Exposition information: So-Called Dollars website. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fairs, Parks & Architecture\Fairs & Expositions\Other Fairs & Expositions”. The seller is “ourattic1999″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Year: 1901-1902