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Great exhibitions : the world fairs 1851-1937

Author: Robert Wilson; Amanda Dunsmore; Matthew Martin; National Gallery of Victoria.
Publisher: Melbourne : Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wilson; Amanda Dunsmore; Matthew Martin; National Gallery of Victoria.
ISBN: 9780724102846 0724102841
OCLC Number: 225352820
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition held at NGV International, Melbourne, 27 April - 4 November 2007.
Description: 79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Director's foreword --
Thoughts of the collector --
Introduction --
Paxton's Crystal Palace, London, 1851 --
The first Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1855 --
The second London exhibition, 1862 --
Gistave Eiffel's first Paris exposition, 1867 --
London's last hurrah, 1871-1874 --
Weltausstellung (World's Fair) Vienna, 1873 --
America's centenary, Philadelphia, 1876 --
Paris herself again, 1878 --
Colonial ambitions, Sydney, 1879; Melbourne, 1880 and 1888 --
A French triumph, Paris, 1889 --
Columbus celebrated, Chicago, 1893 --
The exposition of the century, Paris, 1900 --
St Louis exposition, 1904; and the Franco-British exhibition, London, 1908 --
A new direction, Paris, 1925 and 1937 --
Conclusion --
Exhibition checklist --
Additional illustrations checklist --
Further reading.
Other Titles: World fairs 1851-1937
Responsibility: Robert Wilson ; checklist compiled by Amanda Dunsmore and Matthew Martin.

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