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  • L'Expo universelle, 1889. Series Information: La Mémoire des siècles, 210. Author: Ory, Pascal. Publisher: Bruxelles: Editions Complexe, 1989. Language: French.  Physical description: 153 p. ; 18 cm. Unique identifiers:  2870272774 9782870272770, http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22451690&referer=brief_results. Abstract:  This relatively brief work is part of a historical series.  It highlights the various accomplishments and distinguishing features of the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris.  Some of the chapter titles include: The Fairy Electriciy, The Age of Iron, Garden Party of the Government, The Colonial Exposition, and Extraordinary Voyages.  Notes:  Includes a bibliography and an Index.
  • Le fer à Paris, architectures: exposition "Le Fer à Paris - Architectures" présentée au Pavillon de l'Arsenal du 9 mars au 21 mai 1989. Author: Marrey, Bernard. Publisher: Paris: Picard [u.a.], 1989. Language: French.  Physical description: 218 S. : zahlr. Ill., Kt. Unique identifiers: 2708403796, 9782708403796, 290751301X, 9782907513012, http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/311246052&referer=brief_results.  Notes: Conference publication.
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  • Eiffel's tower: and the World's Fair where Buffalo Bill beguiled Paris, the artists quarreled, and Thomas Edison became a count. Author: Jonnes, Jill.  Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.  Language: English.  Physical description: 354 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.  Unique identifiers:  9780670020607, 0670020605,http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/273825375.   http://www.jjonnes.com/b05-et.html.  Abstract: Presents a compelling account of the Eiffel Tower's creation and a superb portrait of Belle Epoque France. As Gustave Eiffel held court that summer atop his one-thousand-foot tower, a remarkable host of artists and personalities--Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Gauguin, Whistler, and Edison--traveled to Paris and the Exposition Universelle (1889 World's Fair) to mingle and make their mark.
  • L'Exposition de 1889 et la Tour Eiffel : d'après les documents officiels,  Author:  Ingénieur.  Publisher: Paris : Gombault & Singier, [1889].  Language: French.  Physical descriptoin: 208 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., map.  Unique identifiers: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11373791&referer=brief_results


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  • Exposition Universelle 1889: Rue du Caire & les Almees. Author: Serpentine Video.  Publisher: YouTube, 2007.  Physical description: YouTube video, 7:27 (length).  Unique identifier: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yftSkqGDlfM .  Abstract:  L'Exposition Universelle, the French World's Fair, commemorated the Centennial of the French Revolution. The Eiffel Tower, Edison's Electricity Pavillion and "La Rue du Caire" drew millions of visitors to "The City of Lights" during the 6 months it was open. Those lights allowed people to visit after dark and the scandalous "danse du ventre" by the "almees" was particularly enticing.  This film was created in 2003 for the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington DC, for an exhibit about the women impressionist, Berthe Morisot, whose work was shown at the Fair.
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