International Exhibition of Paris of 1889

International Exhibition of Paris of 1889


Jules Ch�ret Poster for the World’s Fair of 1889 “The Land of the Faires – The Enchanted Garden” c. 1899. Paris. Size 11 3/8 x 15 3/4 in / 29 x 40 cm
Paris Exposition Universelle

6 May-6 November 1889

The Eiffel Tower Under Construction. 14 th March 1889. Construction started on the 26th January 1887. The tower had reached the first stage by January 1888 and the second stage by 19th June 1888. The Towers foundations at the Seine end extend forty – six feet below ground.

The Tower had the first stage modernised for the 1937 Exposition.

Statistics for Paris Exposition Universelle 1889

Year 1889

Expenses 41,500,000 Fr

Receipts 49,500,000 Fr

Profit /(Loss) 8,000,000 Fr

No. of Visitors 28,000,000

No of Exhibitors 61,722

Area (Hectares) 95

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