Paris Exposition Universelle 1900 Photos

The 1900 Paris Exposition was again held around the 1889 Eiffel Tower, but also prompted the construction of the Grand Palais, the Petit Palais, the Pont Alexandre III, the Gare d'Orsay railroad station (now the Musée d'Orsay) and original Art Nouveau station entrances for Paris Metro by Hector Guimard. This Expo introduced Art Nouveau to the world.

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Night Enchantment: World's Fair, Paris 1900 painting by Maxime Maufra at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Le Grand & le Petit Palais under construction for 1900 Universal Exposition painting by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Construction of Grand Palais & Alexander III bridge prior to 1900 Universal Exposition painting by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Construction of Alexander III bridge prior to 1900 Universal Exposition painting by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Night Enchantment: World's Fair, Paris 1900 painting by Maxime Maufra at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France.Le Grand & le Petit Palais under construction for 1900 Universal Exposition painting (1899) by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Construction of Grand Palais & Alexander III bridge prior to 1900 Universal Exposition painting (1899) by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Construction of Alexander III bridge prior to 1900 Universal Exposition painting by Georges Souillet at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Grand Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. Paris, France.Petit-Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, now a museum of fine arts run by City of Paris. Paris, France.Petit-Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, now a museum of fine arts run by City of Paris. Paris, France.Statues of Alexandre III bridge plus Eiffel Tower. Paris, France.
Grand Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. Paris, France. Architect: Henri Deglane, Albert Louvet, Albert Thomas & Charles Girault. Petit-Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, now a museum of fine arts run by City of Paris. Paris, France. Architect: Charles Girault. Petit-Palais built for Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, now a museum of fine arts run by City of Paris. Paris, France.Statues of Alexandre III bridge plus Eiffel Tower. Paris, France.
Pillars & lamps of Alexandre III bridge plus Petit Palais exposition hall. Paris, France.Gilded trumpeter with horse on pillar of Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.Gilded nude with horse on pillar of Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.Iron lamppost with cherubs on Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.
Pillars & lamps of Alexandre III bridge plus Petit Palais (1900) exposition hall. Paris, France.Gilded trumpeter with horse on pillar of Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.Gilded nude with horse on pillar of Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.Iron lamppost with cherubs on Alexandre III bridge. Paris, France.
Pillar of Alexandre III bridge & Grand Palais hall built for 1900 World Exposition. Paris, France.Quadriga bronze statue of four horses pulling a god on chariot by Récipon atop Grand Palais. Paris, France.Alexandre III bridge built for 1900 World Exposition as a single span steel arch plus Les Invalides beyond. Paris, France.Beaux-Arts exterior clock facade of Musée d'Orsay, former Gare d'Orsay railway station. Paris, France.
Pillar of Alexandre III bridge & Grand Palais hall built for 1900 World Exposition. Paris, France.Quadriga bronze statue of four horses pulling a god on chariot by Récipon atop Grand Palais. Paris, France. Style: Art Nouveau.Alexandre III bridge built for 1900 World Exposition as a single span steel arch plus Les Invalides beyond. Paris, France. Style: Art Nouveau.Beaux-Arts exterior clock facade of Musée d'Orsay, former Gare d'Orsay railway station. Paris, France.
Main hall ceiling details at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Rail station clock by Victor Laloux at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Grand prize medal awarded to Rookwood Pottery from Universal Exposition Paris France at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Lumière 75mm movie projector used at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Lumière Museum. Lyon, France.
Main hall ceiling details at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France. Rail station clock (1900) by Victor Laloux at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France. Grand prize medal awarded to Rookwood Pottery from Universal Exposition (1900) Paris France at Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati, OH.Lumière 75mm movie projector (1900) used at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Lumière Museum. Lyon, France.
French Baccarat boat & table displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.French Baccarat boat displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Detail of figure on French Baccarat boat displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Silver Nef for opening of Suez Canal by Fannière Brothers of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
French Baccarat boat & table (1900) displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.French Baccarat boat (1900) displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Detail of figure on French Baccarat boat (1900) displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1900 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Silver Nef (table centerpiece in form of ship) (1869) for opening of Suez Canal by Fannière Brothers of Paris (shown London Expo 1871 & Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Candelabra-vase by Christofle Co. of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silver tea fountain by Lucien Bonvallet of Maison Cardeilhac of Paris at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Gilded silver watering can by Lucien Hirtz, et al at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silver pitcher & basin by Lucien Bonvallet & Ernest Cardeilhac of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Candelabra-vase (1874) by Christofle Co. of Paris (shown Paris Expo 1878, 1889, 1900, Amsterdam 1883, Chicago 1893) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silver tea fountain (1894-1900) by Lucien Bonvallet of Maison Cardeilhac of Paris (shown at Exposition Universelle of 1900) at Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.Gilded silver watering can (c1895) by Lucien Hirtz, et al (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silver pitcher & basin (c1900) by Lucien Bonvallet & Ernest Cardeilhac of Paris (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Gilded silver pitcher by Maison Keller Frères from Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Africana vase by Émile Gallé of Nancy mount by Edmond Cardeilhac, after Lucien Bonvallet at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Purple poppy glass bouquet holder by Émile Gallé at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Stay of peace & joy painting by Victor Prouvé at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Gilded silver pitcher (c1900) by Maison Keller Frères from Paris (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Africana vase by Émile Gallé of Nancy (shown Paris Expo 1900) mount by Edmond Cardeilhac, after Lucien Bonvallet (1901) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Purple poppy glass bouquet holder (1889) by Émile Gallé (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Stay of peace & joy painting (1899) by Victor Prouvé (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.
Shaw Memorial model by Augustus Saint-Gaudens shown at Paris Exposition Universelle at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.The Puritan, Deacon Samuel Chapin plaster sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens was exhibited at Paris Exposition at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH.Upright piano carved by François-Rupert Carabin for Henri Hertz manufacturer at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.End detail of upright piano carved by François-Rupert Carabin for Henri Hertz manufacturer at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Shaw Memorial model (1900) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens shown at Paris Exposition Universelle at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.The Puritan, Deacon Samuel Chapin plaster sculpture (1883-7) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens was exhibited at Paris Exposition (1900) at Saint-Gaudens NHS. Cornish, NH.Upright piano (1900) carved by François-Rupert Carabin for Henri Hertz manufacturer (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.End detail of upright piano (1900) carved by François-Rupert Carabin for Henri Hertz manufacturer (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Art Nouveau inlaid Sagittarius pedestal table by Émile Gallé of Nancy at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.French Art Nouveau chair by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver vase exhibited at Paris Universal Exposition by Tiffany & Co. of New York, NY at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Turkish Wardrobe from Paris Exposition at Hower House. Akron, OH.
Art Nouveau inlaid Sagittarius pedestal table (1900) by Émile Gallé of Nancy (shown Paris EXPO 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.French Art Nouveau chair (c1900) by Eugène Gaillard made for 1900 Paris International Exhibition at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Silver vase exhibited at Paris Universal Exposition (1900) by Tiffany & Co. of New York, NY at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Turkish Wardrobe from Paris Exposition (1900) at Hower House. Akron, OH.
Art Nouveau settee & two armchairs by Edouard Colonna designed for 1900 Paris World's Fair at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.Ceramic vase by Pierre-Adrin Dalpayrat at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Pinecone design dog collar at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Poetry pendant by Eugène Grasset at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Art Nouveau settee & two armchairs (c1900) by Edouard Colonna designed for 1900 Paris World's Fair at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA.Ceramic vase by Pierre-Adrin Dalpayrat (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Pinecone design dog collar (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Poetry pendant by Eugène Grasset (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.
Sylvia pendent by House of Vever of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Marguerite brooch by House of Vever of Paris at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Necklace with Hazelnut design at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silk cloth with black & white feathers pattern by Maison Ollagnier, Fructus et Descher shown at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Musées des Tissus. Lyon, France.
Sylvia pendent by House of Vever of Paris (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Marguerite brooch by House of Vever of Paris (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Necklace with Hazelnut design (1899-1900) (shown Paris Expo 1900) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Silk cloth with black & white feathers pattern by Maison Ollagnier, Fructus et Descher shown at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Musées des Tissus. Lyon, France.
Silk cloth with butterfly pattern by Maison L. et A. Émery shown at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Musées des Tissus. Lyon, France.Paris Exposition Universelle Grand Prix winner for German locomotive by Sächsische Factory of Chemnitz with top speed of 125 km/hr at Nuremberg Transport Museum. Nuremberg, Germany.Paris Exposition Universelle poster in German by Internationale Eisenbahn Schlafwagen Gesellschaft at Nuremberg Transport Museum. Nuremberg, Germany.
Silk cloth with butterfly pattern (1855) by Maison L. et A. Émery shown at l'Exposition universelle de Paris of 1900 at Musées des Tissus. Lyon, France.Paris Exposition Universelle (1900) Grand Prix winner for German locomotive by Sächsische Factory of Chemnitz with top speed of 125 km/hr at Nuremberg Transport Museum. Nuremberg, Germany.Paris Exposition Universelle (1900) poster in German by Internationale Eisenbahn Schlafwagen Gesellschaft at Nuremberg Transport Museum. Nuremberg, Germany.

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