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Exposition Building, Dallas, Texas - Front. [1886-1907]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 29, 2016. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/50/show/48.

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([1886-1907]). Exposition Building, Dallas, Texas - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/50/show/48

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Exposition Building, Dallas, Texas - Front, [1886-1907], Historic Texas Postcards, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 29, 2016, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/50/show/48.

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Title Exposition Building, Dallas, Texas
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date [1886-1907]
About the Date This date was approximated by researching the building or site depicted on the postcard, or by examining the appearance of the postcard itself.
Description A postcard from approximately 1886-1907 published by Raphael Tuck & Sons depicts the colorful drawing of the Exposition Building in Dallas, Texas, with a few people strolling in front of it. On the front, someone has written, “Am going to a card party this afternoon and expect to go to the M.E. church reception tonight.” The back is addressed to “Minnie.”
Caption Caption: "DALLAS, TEXAS. Exposition Building.", " The Exposition Building of the Texas State Fair is a handsome structure erected on the Fair Grounds, which cover eight acres. The Fair is an annual event of more than State-wide reputation, and every appointment and attraction for entertaining the hundreds of thousands of visitors is found there."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Exhibition buildings
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • exhibition buildings
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • mail
  • postcards
  • buildings
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Dallas, Texas
Subject.Geographic (Local)
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 color postcard
Postcard Number Series No 2378
Type (DCMI)
  • Image
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 3, Folder 63
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Texas Postcards
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
Item Description
Title Front
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
File Name fpc017.jpg