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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: World's fairs; International expositions.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris photographs

Accession: 1998-290

The Paris Colonial Exposition was a six month exhibit held outside of Paris, France in 1931 displaying the culture and resources of the colonial possessions of France. Opening May 6, 1931, the exhibition was visited by an estimated crowd of seven to nine million people. This collection includes twenty eight photographs of architectural renderings of buildings at the exposition, two photographs of models of buildings, six photographs of the actual buildings (some under construction), and one portrait photograph of M. Marcel Oliver (circa 1880s-1940s), an organizer of the event and former Governor-General of Madagascar. Each photograph is stamped on the back and has the name of the architect responsible.

Dates: 1931