Pictures from fairyland. Hand-colored lantern slides taken at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition which was held in San Francisco, California in 1915 to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal.

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Statue “Piping Pan” by Louis Saint Gaudens at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. National Archives ID # 24720227 Local ID # 16-SFX-1. 1915 image. American. Hand-colored lantern slide. Joseph Abel, photographer for the Department of Agriculture. Collections of the United States Nation Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/24720227
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Sculpture “Young Pan” by Janet Scudder at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 1915. Hand-colored lantern slide. Joseph Abel, photographer for the Department of Agriculture. National Archives ID # 24720235. Local ID #16-SFX-5. Department of Agriculture, creator. Collections of the United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/24720235
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Ducks and geese at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 1915. Hand-colored lantern slide. Joseph Abel, photographer for the Department of Agriculture. National Archives ID #24720249. Local ID # 16-SFX-12. Collections of the United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/24720249
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Netherlands National Building at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. 1915. Hand-colored lantern slide. Joseph Abel, photographer for the Department of Agriculture. National Archives ID #24720263. Local ID #16-SFX-19. Collections of the United States National Archives. Fair use license. via https://catalog.archives.gov/id/24720263

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