PHILADELPHIA PA PENNSYLVANIA BURLINGTON VT VERMONT, 1876
Seller ID: 0009009
On offer is a wonderful and exciting handwritten diary of Hattie Summer, a young woman from the Northeast United States as she visits the World’s Fair Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. The diary is signed on the front cover, “Hattie L. Summer, Burlington, Vermont. Sept. 19. 1876.” Beginning on the first page are Summer’s “Notes on the ‘Centennial’”. The diary reads less like a narrative of a trip, than an exhaustive list and description of all sights seen in the Centennial Exhibition. The diary begins with a two page list of sights seen in the “Main Building” a... View More...