This picture shows the display commissioned by Mikado, the Emperor
of Japan. The building is a replica of the Ho-o-den, a famous
temple near Kyoto, Japan. Ho-o-den means house made like the
Phoenix (a bird). Frank Lloyd Wright visited the fair when he
It would be the first time he saw Japanese architecture and art,
which would greatly influence his work in the next century.
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