Christopher Columbus, Italian navigator and explorer
Christopher Columbus, Italian navigator, coloniser and explorer on behalf of Spain. He undertook four voyages of exploration, first reaching the American continent in 1492. Seen here with his hand on a globe.
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May Yohe performing as 'Little Christopher Columbus'
Mary Augusta "May" Yohe (1866-1938) - American musical theatre actress. Performing In the title role of 'Little Christopher Columbus' in the Revue 'Come Over Here', which opened at Oscar Hammersteins London Opera House on 19th April 1913, produced by Wilson Mizner and Max Pemberton - twenty years after her original performance in London of this burlesque opera in two acts, with music by Ivan Caryll and Gustave Kerker and a libretto by George R. Sims and Cecil Raleigh. Date: 1913
Chicago World's Fair - Convent of La Rabida
Chicago World's Fair - Convent of La Rabida - Square buildings, small windows. Part of Box 282 Boswell Collection - Chicago Exposition.. The Covent of La Rabida - The Exposition of 1893 gained over all other World's Fairs because of its commemoration of Columbus, a world's hero. No spirit of national pride was hurt, and several European peoples were flattered by the extraordinary demonstration at Chicago. Chief among the honors paid to Columbus was the erection at Jackson Park of a reproduction of the Convent of La Rabida, at Palos, Spain, in which Columbus took refuge, and where he matured his plans of sailing due westward into the Ocean Sea. Date: 1893
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