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Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park

Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park Chicago Illinois
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Stock #: 15426
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook,DuPage
Publisher: Chas. Levy Circulating Company
Postmark: 1938
PM City: CHICAGO
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Was presented to the city by Miss Kate Buckingham in memory of her brother, Clarence Buckingham, a patron of art and a member of the Art Institute. It stands in line with the Congress Street Plaza and is patterned somewhat after the famous Fountain of Versailles. The central pool is 500 feet across, set in a garden about 600 feet square