Though I mentioned some of the food sculptures and oddities in other Palace pages and sections of this  web  site, I decided to open up a page concentrating on pictures of such exhibits.

Here's a few examples of  several non-marble and staff sculptural oddities displayed at the Fair. The edidible sculptural medium of choice was for the most part butter. below  are  some  photographs of the edible oddities. 

Mississippi:  King Cotton- a  50 foot tall cotton  figurine, & a horse sculpture  made entirely out 
of pecans.   
Utah:  `The Spirit of Utah'  was manifested  as an artistic figure sculpted out of bees wax
Idaho:  presented the  figure of a  Coner d'Alene miner cast in copper. 
The Statue of John Stewart:  (builder of the first creamery),  sculpted in butter by a Minnesota artist. 
Louisiana:  was a sculpture of Mephistopheles in sulphur and Lot's wife carved in a block of rock salt. 
 The  sculpture weighed 850 pounds.  Also, a five-foot tall `Miss Louisiana' out oa giant
 sugar cube. 
Connecticut: displayed its state seal and the old Charter Oak in butter.
California: showcased a elephant made out of almonds,  a Grizzly Bear out of prunes, and  an  elaborate  butter  sculpture of a beautiful girl  with  animals  and  a charging horse.  
Missouri: exhibited a monster corn man & a  2900 pound  cream cheese sculpture of a maid milking a
     Holstein cow. Also a butter sculpture of Ceres. 
North Dakota: exhibited a life-sized butter  equestrian statue of President Theodore Roosevelt.
Iowa: exhibited  a butter bust of John Stewart a pioneer in the dairy industry west of the Mississippi. 
Illinois: showcased butter  modeled busts of Lincoln and Grant with the statue of liberty in between
Kansas: nine-foot Indian made out of cereals. Also an agricultural building  model sculptued of  butter. 
Minnesota:  showed a  20-foot butter sculpture of Father Hennepin's discovery of the St. Anthony Falls.   
New York State: exhibited an eighteen foot lighthouse made from salt and a full-sized Liberty Bell
fashioned  out of   butter.
Wisconsin: exhibited a butter display of a life size statue of a cow and dairy maid, and a model of the
Wisconsin University Dairy School.
Washington:  showcased a butter sculpture of a milk maid milking and directing a stream of milk into
the   mouth of a cat.
Lee  Gaskins'   AT THE FAIR  The 1904 St. Louis World's   Fair  
                     Web  Design and Art/Illustration   copyrighted  2008 
 The State California had  an two exhibits that  showcased almonds in a unique  fashion. The  right image  is obviously a sculpture of 
a full-sized elephant  from almonds. The display base and surrounding area was  a variety of nuts.  

The image  below  was created by  Sacramento County and was a miniature of the California State Capital Building
created entirely from almonds.

The third Californian food exhibited showcased a beautiful butter  sculpture. (Below)

The state of  Kansas showcased a sculpture of a pretty young woman in an old German costume from the Middle Ages and a miniature of at the Kansas Dairy School sculpted realistically in  butter.
California  also  showed  a bear made from prunes. Complete with a red light in it's mouth it, their was a prize challege to guess how many prunes  made up  the   bear.  
The state of  New York created a bust of President Roosevelt in butter.
The  state of Minnesota  showed an elaborate display of  grains.
The  state of Minnesota  a 20-foot butter sculpture of Father Hennepin's discovery of the St. Anthony Falls.   
The  state of Mississippi  showcased a huge statue of King  Cotton. 
Canada exhibit of a replica of their Parliament House, from Ottawa, done in Canadian grains. 
The state of Washington  showcased a butter sculpture of a dairy maid milking a  cow. Note the kitten  below.