A neat bookmark today:

Souvenir of the Discovery of America

Woven in the Word's Columbian Exposition - Chicago 1893

Landing of Columbus
Oct. 12th 1492

Found in "The Century Book of Facts" edited by Henry Ruoff. Published by King-Richardson, 1900.

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1 comment:

  1. Great find! That's a nice window into the memorable events of people in the 1890's. Ladies used to sew these exposition ribbons into their crazy quilts. The book has kept this one from fading and fraying.