The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Robert and Peggy in A Century of Progress : the Chicago River

Robert, Peggy and their dog visit the Chicago River during A Century of Progress International Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The illustration features the characters riding a boat and looking at several boats, sailing ships and a steamboat, the Municipal Pier can be seen in the background along with a view of the city skyline and several airplanes flying over the river.



26 x 34.4 cm

Tribune Company

full color

  • English

  • still image
  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

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