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Paris, 1900

Paris,exposition 1900

Paris,exposition 1900

The Finnish pavilion at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris.  It was designed by the great Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen.  The painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela  made the frescoes in the entrance hall (destroyed at the end of exposure and partly repainted in the 1920s in the lobby of the National Museum in Helsinki).  The pavilion, designed in true Finnish art nouveau style, was a plea for Finland then under Russian rule. It raised awareness of the aspirations of the Finnish people to…

The Finnish pavilion at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris. It was designed by the great Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen. The painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela made the frescoes in the entrance hall (destroyed at the end of exposure and partly repainted in the 1920s in the lobby of the National Museum in Helsinki). The pavilion, designed in true Finnish art nouveau style, was a plea for Finland then under Russian rule. It raised awareness of the aspirations of the Finnish people to…

ladylabsinthe: “  Les Galeries Lafayette en 1900 ”

ladylabsinthe: “ Les Galeries Lafayette en 1900 ”

DIGITAL Download Paris Exposition of 1900 by lestampeoriginale, $3.50

DIGITAL Download Paris Exposition of 1900 by lestampeoriginale, $3.50

Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936), fashion design, Paris, 1900: "This is a design for a day dress for the Summer collection of 1900...This matches the diamond patterns found alongside the bottom part of the dress and the top part of the long tight sleeves. This design is an example of the dominating popular S-Bend silhouette present in fashion designs up until around 1908..."

Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936), fashion design, Paris, 1900: "This is a design for a day dress for the Summer collection of 1900...This matches the diamond patterns found alongside the bottom part of the dress and the top part of the long tight sleeves. This design is an example of the dominating popular S-Bend silhouette present in fashion designs up until around 1908..."

The Finnish Pavillion at Paris World Fair in 1900

The Finnish Pavillion at Paris World Fair in 1900

Pavillon de la Finlande.  In Finland, turbulent political events created a desire to merge new styles with Finnish traditions. The pavilion created for the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900 by the Helsinki architects Eliel Saarinen, Hermann Gesellius and Armas Lindgren, combined awareness in art and design trends with mythological references in a stylised way.

Pavillon de la Finlande. In Finland, turbulent political events created a desire to merge new styles with Finnish traditions. The pavilion created for the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900 by the Helsinki architects Eliel Saarinen, Hermann Gesellius and Armas Lindgren, combined awareness in art and design trends with mythological references in a stylised way.

Trocadero Entrance to the Exposition, Colonial Section in Foreground, Paris Exposition, 1900, Library of Congress

Trocadero Entrance to the Exposition, Colonial Section in Foreground, Paris Exposition, 1900, Library of Congress


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