'La Salle des Illusions', Paris, France, September 1900.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

'La Salle des Illusions', Paris, France, September 1900.

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Description

Plate taken from 'La Nature', No 1425, 1 September 1900, showing the electrical illuminations in the Hall of Illusions at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1900. The article by J Derome accompanying this illustration describes the interior of the International Exhibition, as well as the various systems of suspension employed for the mirrors and lights, demonstrating the technical virtuosity involved in creating the spectacular lighting effects.
 

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10317053
 

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