Exposition Universelle 1889 Paris lot x 7 large World's Fair printsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Exposiition Universelle 1889. Lot of seven original 19th century wood engraved prints. The expo that introduced the brand new Eiffel Tower to the world, it serving as the entrance to this World's Fair.
All rare, issued as a supplement to a large oversized French periodical published at the time of the expo, now infrequently encountered, rarely in lots such as this.
Issued 1889, Paris by Sceaux imp. Charaire et fils.
Nice lot of seven (7) antique prints depicting some of the wonderous sight and architecture produced for this international fair..
Vue d'Ensemble de la Galerie des Machines.
La Fontaine Monumentale du Sculpteur Coutan: Vue de Face.
La Palais des Colonies a l'Esplanade des Invalides.
La Grande Galerie Centrale, Dite Galerie de Trente Metres, au Palais du Champ de Mars.
L'Exposition Coloniale Francaise, a l'Esplanade des Invalides.
Le Palais du Ministere de la Guerre a l'Esplanade des Invalides.
Le Palais des Beaux-Arts.
All are visually attractive, mostly clean and nice condition, any age flaws or condition issues are very minor and easy to forgive or overlook.
All with original centerfolds.
Sheets all measure c. 14 5/8" x 21".
Printed areas measure c. 12 1/4" x 19 3/4".