New York: Published under the auspices of the American Institute by Frederick M. Crosset, 1897. 8vo., 66 pp., illustrated, adverts. Decorative paper wrappers. Wrappers detached and edge-chipped, else very good. Item #29738
The American Institute's first fair was started in 1828, it was founded "for the purpose of encouraging and promoting domestic industry in thie State and the United States in agriculture, commerce, manufactures, and the arts..." Among the list of exhibitors are several photographers and photographic suppliers; RILEY BROS., NY, Stereopticons and Slides; HYGIENTIC OPTICAL CO., NY, Optical Goods; THE PHOTO-NOVELTY CO., NY, Photographic Optics; GEO. G. ROCKWOOD, NY, Photography; and others, including all sorts of merchants and manufacturers.
WorldCat locates only two copies; NYPL and Harvard College Library.