Chicago 1893. World’s Columbian Exposition Souvenir Compliments of Julius C. Walk, Jeweler, Successor to Bingham & Walk, Indianapolis, Ind. [cover title]
Rare souvenir advertising booklet for jeweler Julius C. Walk associating his business with Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Illustrated with ten full-page, half tone illustrations of the fair’s principal buildings by A. Zeese & Co., Chicago-based electrotypers and photo-process engravers.
Indianapolis, Indiana jeweler, Julius C. Walk, exhibited at the World’s Columbian Exposition. Walk sold fine diamonds and watches, sterling silverware, French clocks, and other luxury goods. The rectos of the souvenir booklet comprise the full-page illustrations of the exposition; the versos describe the range of luxury goods sold by Walk’s firm.
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Description: Chicago 1893. World’s Columbian Exposition Souvenir Compliments of Julius C. Walk, Jeweler, Successor to Bingham & Walk, Indianapolis, Ind. [cover title]
Chicago, Illinois. 1893. pp. Oblong, 6 x 10 inches. Textured paper wrappers; cord-tied. Ten, full-page half tone captioned illustrations with tissue guards. Title page title: Illustrated Souvenir of the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., U.S.A. Booklet curled at spine and fore-edge; near fine.
Note. 1. The Jewelers’ Circular and Horological Review, Vol. XXVII, No. 21 (New York, 1893), p