Plan-Guide. Souvenir de L'Exposition Industrielle et Agricole, 1849.2.me Édition.
Lithographed plan, rare survivor. Sheet 440 x 535mm (17¼ x 21"). Tear in left edge. Creases some staining.
A floorplan of the 'Exposition of the Second Republic or Exposition Nationale des produits de l’industrie agricole et manufacturière', with an elevation of the temporary building in the Champs-Élysées in Paris. The French Industrial Exposition of 1844 was the first such exposition, imitated by Britain's Great Exhibition of 1851. The exposition of 1849 is regarded as a contination of the first.
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