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Eiffel Tower, Full-view Looking Toward the Trocadero, Exposition Universal, 1900, Paris, France
This photochrome print of the Eiffel Tower is part of “Views of Architecture, Monuments, and Other Sites in France” from the catalog of the Detroit Publishing Company (1905). Built by Gustave Eiffel in 1887–89 as the centerpiece of the Exposition Universelle (Universal Exhibition) of 1889, the 10,000-ton, 300-meter iron structure is one of the best known monuments in Paris. The 1900 edition of Baedeker's Paris and its Environs, with routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers: Paris and its Environs declared the tower “the loftiest monument ...
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Champs de Mars, Exposition Universal, 1900, Paris, France
This photochrome print of the Champs de Mars in Paris is part of “Views of Architecture, Monuments, and Other Sites in France” from the catalog of the Detroit Publishing Company (1905). The Champs de Mars stretches between the Eiffel Tower and the imposing Ecole Militaire in Paris’s Seventh Arrondissement (district). The 1900 edition of Baedeker's Paris and its Environs, with routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers described the park as “a large sandy space, 1100 yds. in length and 550 yds. in breadth,” which until 1889 ...
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