Paris World's Fair

Made:
1937 in Paris
maker:
Unknown
Paris World's Fair, 1937
      A Vivex colour photograph showing a general view of the Paris World's Fair (Exposition Internationale) of 1937

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Paris World's Fair, 1937 A Vivex colour photograph showing a general view of the Paris World's Fair (Exposition Internationale) of 1937
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A Vivex colour photograph showing a general view of the Paris World's Fair (Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne ), made from a Dufaycolor transparency taken by an unknown photographer in 1937. To the extreme left is the German pavilion, designed by Albert Speer (1905-1981). In front of the Eiffel Tower is the Belgian Pavilion, designed by Henry van de Velde (1863-1957). The large statue visible on the right is 'Worker and Kolkhoz Woman' made for the Exposition by Vera Mukhina (1889-1953). It stands above the Soviet pavilion.

A Vivex colour photograph showing a general view of the Paris World's Fair (Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne ), made from a Dufaycolor transparency taken by an unknown photographer in 1937.

To the extreme left is the German pavilion, designed by Albert Speer (1905-1981). In front of the Eiffel Tower is the Belgian Pavilion, designed by Henry van de Velde (1863-1957). The large statue visible on the right is 'Worker and Kolkhoz Woman' made for the Exposition by Vera Mukhina (1889-1953). It stands above the Soviet pavilion.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6071/19
type:
vivex colour print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford