Antique Poster Print Universal Exhibition Eiffel Tower Paris...



£180 - £360


Antique Poster Print Universal Exhibition Eiffel Tower Paris Champ De Mars Trocadero. Original antique advertising poster for the 1889 Universal Exhibition / Exposition Universelle featuring the image of a birds-eye view over Champ-de-Mars and the Trocadero with the Eiffel Tower in the centre of the engraving. The Exposition Universelle of 1889 also known as the 1889 Paris Exposition, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille, which marked the beginning of the French Revolution, the most famous structure created for the exposition was the Eiffel Tower. Among other celebrities and notable people such as the Shah of Persia Nasereddin Shah, Prince of Wales Edward VII and his wife, Princess Alexandra, artists Antoni Gaudi, James McNeill Whistler, Edvard Munch, Rosa Bonheur and Paul Gauguin, U.S. journalist and diplomat Whitelaw Reid, author Henry James, Filipino patriots Jose Rizal and Marcelo H. del Pilar, and inventors Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison, with latter visiting the exhibit where his phonograph was demonstrated. Horizontal. Large size. Good condition, folds, creasing, tears, staining, foxing. Country of issue: France, designer: A. Deroy, size (cm): 84x124, year of printing: 1889.

Auction Date: 20th Apr 2024 at 2pm

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20th Apr 2024 2pm (Lots 1 to 539)