A piece of family history just arrived by post today:

Imre Kiralfy’s Grand Historical Spectacle “America”.

“Introductory
In bringing before the public this, my latest work, “America,” a few words in reference to the labor, care, and attention that have been bestowed upon it may interest the reader.
Early last summer I decided to create a spectacle, to be called “America,” (dealing with the history of four centuries of American civilization,) for production at the Auditorium in Chicago during the period of the World’s Fair, 1893.
To do this in a series of tableaux would have been a mere trifle…”
Imre Kiralfy

to be continued!

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