Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

By: Pridmore, Jay

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0810942895 160 pages including index and 151 illustrations, including 68 plates in full color. Relates how the museum was founded by Chicago businessman Julius Rosenwald and how it was installed in the imposing Palace of Fine Arts, an architectural monument from the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Then he leads an entertaining and informative tour of the Museum, featuring the incredibly diverse exhibits in five "zones" - Energy, Transportation, Space and Defense, The Human Body, and Communications. Traces the fascinating development of twentieth-century technology. Remainder mark upon bottom edge, else as new.