Periodical; "The Illustrated World's Fair, Volume III, No. 18, December, 1892"; one bluish-green and sixteen greyish-white oversized paper pages with black ink typewritten and copied text; text on both sides; front cover has images of twenty-five people surrounding drawing of train wheel with "We Invite You To The World's Columbian Exposition Chicago, U.S.A. 1893" written around outside of wheel and across connecting rods; see Notes for list of names; contains advertisements for variety of companies, articles describing exhibitions, letters submitted to the periodical, and photographs of exhibition halls being built for Chicago World's Fair.
Over time, the adhesives used in various tapes will decay, turning yellow, and the tape itself becomes brittle and dry. Chemical reactions cause the paper to yellow significantly, and may not be reversible, even with conservation.
|Caption||The Illustrated World's Fair, Vol. III, No. 18; December, 1892|
Event, 1892 World's Fair Chicago