Columbian Exposition Intramural Railway brochure featuring advertisement for the Celebrated Lineff Russian Choir performance. Columbian Exposition.

Columbian Exposition Intramural Railway brochure featuring advertisement for the Celebrated Lineff Russian Choir performance.

Chicago: Regan Printing House, 1893. The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, was held in Chicago to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbus's landing in the New World, and had an impressive musical program.

Brochure with map of the Columbian Intramural Railway system showing the route highlighted in red of the railway from the North Loop around the exposition site and all the way down to the South Loop. This railway, built by General Electric, was the "first and only electric elevated railroad in the world, operated on the third rail trolley system".

The verso with double spread advertisement for the Lineff Russian Choir performance of 'Russian Peasant Wedding', appearing for the first time in the US. The Choir focussed on authentic Russian folk songs and dances. Folded, 3 1/2 x 7" Very good condition. Item #20827

Price: $95.00

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