Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 World's Fair

Sorry, this item has sold.

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.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company
Place: Chicago and New York
Year: 1894

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

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,

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Legal imprint