• Collection ID 1989.0831
  • Creator Names Vroman, Adam Clark, 1856-1916, photographer.
  • Title A. C. Vroman collection of World's Columbian Exposition negatives [graphic].
  • Dates 1893 Oct. 15-16.
  • Physical description 24 negatives : cellulose nitrate ; 3 x 4 in.
  • Access and usage restrictions Nitrate negatives restricted from access, see reference copies instead.
  • Collection summary Nitrate negatives taken by photographer Adam Clark Vroman at the World's Columbian Exposition on October 15, 1893. Collection also includes two negatives dated October 16, 1893, of the bear pit at Lincoln Park Zoo and a bridge in Lincoln Park. Included are the original paper negative sleeves with Vroman's hand-written descriptions of each negative.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Adam Clark Vroman was perhaps best known for photographing American Southwest Indians in the 1890s.
  • Acquisition information Gift of the Eastern California Museum (1989.0831).
  • Names
    • Lincoln Park Zoo Photographs.
    • World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Photographs.
  • Subjects
    • Exhibitions Illinois Chicago 1890-1899. lctgm
    • Fairs Illinois Chicago 1890-1899.
    • Bears Illinois Chicago 1890-1899.
  • Geographic coverage Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill) Photographs.
  • Genre Cellulose nitrate negatives. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Nitrate reference copies available online http://digitalcollection.chicagohistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16029coll5/id/1468