Panama Pacific
International Exposition

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17801 - Looking South Over Scott St. Entrance and the City From 250 Feet in the Tower of Jewels,
Panama-Pacific Int. Exp., San Francisco, Calif.

The view here given of the Fountain of Energy is unique. It is taken from the Tower of Jewels from an elevation of 250 feet. It shows the Fountain of Energy in action and gives a conception of its symmetrical proportions not to be had by observing this piece of art from the ground level.

The mounted horseman faces south, fronting the Scott Street entrance to the ground. This entrance consists of a succession of nine arches of gateways, their proportions giving ready access to and exit from the grounds proper. The broad level expanse known as the South Gardens, with a space equal to 500 by 900 feet, is calculated to make a distributing point for the throngs of visitors who press into the grounds. In the background is shown that part of the city of San Francisco that is contiguous to Scott Street.

To the right and left as seen from this point and just inside the entrance stand the Y.W.C.A. Building and the Press Building. In the Association Building provision is made for looking after the comfort of the women employees on the grounds, while in the Press Building the news features of the Exposition are cared for.

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