5 edition of Alabaster Cities found in the catalog.
November 30, 2006
by Syracuse University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||293|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Millet, Martha. Thine alabaster cities. [Brooklyn, N.Y.]: Millet, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Thine alabaster cities gleam. Undimmed by human tears! Those “alabaster cities” are simply the utopian vision of harmony and beauty that Bates saw at the Chicago World’s Fair – the cluster of buildings painted bright white and lighted by thousands of newly invented incandescent bulbs.
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