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Monument to Typify the Apotheosis of American Civilization Projected for the Site of the World's Fair at Chicago Known as Jackson Park

Major collection: Architecture & Design
Named collection: I.P. Lord Collection
Object type: drawing
Maker: Despradelle, Constant Désiré
Date made: ca. 1899
Materials: paper; reprographic print
Site location: Chicago, Illinois
Measurements: 25 1/4 in x 31 in
Plan type/view: site plan; plan

Site plan of the Beacon of Progress showing a horizontal section through the obelisk, the jetties into Lake Michigan, and the surrounding streets and structures.


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