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The Enthronement of Merchandise with the Aura of Amusement

April 14, 2024, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (US Central)

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World's fairs scholar Ethan Robey, University of California, Irvine, will discuss the grandiose displays of manufacturers at late 19th- and early 20th-century world’s fairs, and the way these events precipitated into American homes: in material form, as souvenirs and commercial goods, and in social form, as object lessons in taste and what it meant to be a consumer in a modernizing world.

Support provided by Carol Pletcher.

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 Time: Apr 14, 2024 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 
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Check out the exhibition page for World's Fairs, Expositions, and Centennial Celebrations of the Victorian Era, curated by the 2023 Pohlman Fellow Gracia Koele (History '23).

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