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Seven (7) World's Fair related items, including banner, ribbon, tickets, programs. 1st item: World's Fair machine sewn banner comprised of pieced printed white silk panels with red satin borders, red cotton backing. The printed silk panels feature flags and scenes representing twenty three (23) countries or nationalities, including a "American Girl" image, center, and a "Navajo Woman Weaving Blankets" image, lower right. 22 3/4" square. 2nd item: Commemoration of Centennial of American Independence reproduction bookmark, depicting George Washington and other patriotic motifs. Manufactured by B.B. Tilt and Son, New York, and Patterson, New Jersey. 11 7/8" H x 2 1/4" W. 3rd item: Programme of the Three Days' Celebration in Honor of the Arrival of Admiral Dewy booklet, publisher Joseph Koehler, New York, 1898. Paperback octavo, 16 pages with photographic illustrations, pictorial wrapper. 11 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W x 1/16" D. 4th-5th items: Two (2) United States International Exposition Philadelphia Package Tickets, May 10-November 10, 1876. Engraved by the Philadelphia Bank Note Company. Serial No. 1193 and 6780. Facsimile signature for David G. Yates, General Manager Department of Admissions, lower right. 2 1/2" H x 3 7/8" W. 6th item: World's Fair Weekly Week Ending June 10, A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, 1933 booklet. Paperback octavo, 64 pages with black and white photographic illustrations, pictorial wrapper. 11 1/2" H x 8 3/4" W x 1/8" D. 7th item: A Century of Progress: World's Fair Souvenir Book, published by The Regensteiner Corporation, Chicago, 1934. Oblong paperback octavo, 32 pages with black and white photographic illustrations, red card stock covers with gilt and black letter and seal to front cover, spiral ring spine. Includes envelope and full page picture section from the Chicago Sunday Tribune, dated August 26, 1934. Book – 7 1/8" H x 10 1/4" W x 1/4" D. Envelope – 7 5/8" H x 11" W. Article – 21 1/8" H x 16" W. 8th item: Souvenir Book-1934 World's Fair Chicago booklet, published by Curt Teich and Company, Inc., Chicago, 1934. Paperback octavo, 32 double sided pages with black and white frontispiece and photographic illustrations of the fair by Kaufmann and Fabry Company, pictorial wrapper. 9 5/8" H x 6 5/8" W x 1/2" D. Provenance: the collection of Ross Webb, Brentwood, TN. Condition: Overall good condition with tears, foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, etc to be expected from age. 1st item: Tears, fraying, largest 2 1/2". Surface stains due to age. CONDITION: Overall good condition with tears, foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, etc to be expected from age. 1st item: Tears, fraying, largest 2 1/2". Surface stains due to age.