1873 Columbian Exposition Wisconsin Exhibit Window Frame Poppert

1873 Columbian Exposition Wisconsin Exhibit Window Frame Poppert
Item# 1A
$1,200.00
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Product Description

Held in Chicago in 1893,- The World's Columbian Exposition - world's fair celebrated the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in 1492. This oak hand carved window frame was designed by George Poppert for the Wisconsin Building, to showcase Wisconsin's woodworking skills. After the Fair, the grounds were dismantled and dispursed. This window was donated to the Pabst Museum in Milwaukee. That is how we acquired it. The Museum listed it as follows: Some (items at the sale) are big, such as an 8-foot by 3-foot hand-carved oak window frame from a gazebo built by George Poppert for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Total overall it measures 103 inches tall by 44 inches wide. The opening measures 29 1/2 inches by 70 inches. The intricate top spindle square is 29 1/2 inches by 24 inches. If you want to see more pictures they are posted on our Instagram Then and Now Consignment Shop listing. Curbside pickup or delivery options, and any questions, just ask. #thebrimfieldshow

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