Title: Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
Author: Maud Howe Elliott (editor)
Description: Stated Official Edition. Ochre colored cloth boards with beveled edges, ornately stamped in gilt and silver. Boards show some scuffs and rubbing; touch of wear at head and foot of spine and corners. Previous owner's name in pencil on ffep, else pages clean. Illustrated. 320 pp. 9.75 x 7 inches.
Articles written by prominent women in cultural, artistic, social, and philanthropic circles.
Notable contributors include Bertha Palmer (a Chicago socialite, philanthropist and the President of the Board of Lady Managers for the Exposition), Julia Ward Howe (poet, author, abolitionist, suffragette, and author of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic"), Sarah Tyson Hallowell (art curator), Candace Wheeler (one of America's first woman interior and textile designers), Alice Cordelia Morse (one of the top book designers in the United States), Louisa Parsons Hopkins (poet and advocate for progressive education), Ednah Dow Cheney (reformer and philanthropist), both Laura E. Richards and Maud Howe Elliott (Pulitzer prize winning authors), Mary Kavanaugh Eagle (community leader and activist), Angela Burdett-Coutts (British baroness and philanthropist), Ethel Gordon (Bedford) Fenwick (founder of the Royal British Nurses' Association), and others.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company
Place: Chicago and New York
Keywords: women, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago, world's fairs, Bertha Palmer, Julia Ward Howe, Sarah Tyson Hallowell, Candace Wheeler, Alice Cordelia Morse, Louisa Parsons Hopkins, Ednah Dow Cheney, Laura E. Richards, Mary Kavanaugh Eagle, Angela Burdett-Coutts, Ethel Gordon Fenwick,
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