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Ferris Wheel 1893 T-Shirt

Ferris Wheel 1893 T-Shirt

Regular price $24.00 Sale

Feel the thrill of the World's Fair with this gorgeous tribute to the world's first Ferris Wheel! These 100% combed ringspun cotton t-shirts depict the original 264-foot Ferris Wheel, engineered by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition. The Ferris Wheel had 36 cars, each of which could hold 60 people.

Original image from the Richard H. Driehaus Collection and displayed in our "Treasures from the White City: The Chicago World’s Fair of 1893" exhibition.

Size Specifications from the Manufacturer:

  XS S M L XL XXL
Body Length 27" 28" 29" 30" 31" 32"
Length Tolerance ½" ½" ½" ½" ½" ½"
Body Width 17½" 19" 20½" 22" 24" 26"
Width Tolerance ½" ½" ½" ½" ½" ½"