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Picture postcards such as these helped bring the exotic world of the Panama-California Exposition home to those who couldn’t view its wonders in person.  Subtle tinting of the original black-and-white photographs made the Fair’s dazzling buildings even more compelling.  Clockwise from top left:  The north side of the Prado, the fair’s main promenade;  the California building; the colonnade and patio of the Counties Building; the State Buildings Plaza with the Montana Building at right and the Washington Building at left; a view of an interior plaza bearing the title “From a Cool Colonnade”; and the Pueblo-inspired “Spanish Patio” of the Food Building, sponsored by Ben Hur Coffee and Globe Flour.