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Exposition Universelle Paris, 1900.- The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 15 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next. The style that was universally present in the Exposition was Art Nouveau. The fair, visited by nearly 50 million, displayed many machines, inventions, and architecture that are now nearly universally known, including the Grande Roue de Paris Ferris…

The illuminated fountains Auguste Lepère, from L’exposition universelle de 1889 (The 1889 Paris world fair) vol. 1, by Émile Monod, Paris, 1890.