OPENING OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION – THE PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION FROM THE BALCONY
Original 15 3/4 inch x 23 1/2 inch Engraving titled OPENING OF THE PARIS EXHIBITION – THE PRESIDENTIAL DECLARATION FROM THE BALCONY.
The third Paris World’s Fair, called an Exposition Universelle in French, was held from 1 May through to 10 November 1878. It celebrated the recovery of France after the 1870–71 Franco-Prussian War.
From The Graphic May 11, 1878
The Graphic was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas’s company Illustrated Newspapers Limited. It continued to be published weekly under this title until 23 April 1932 and then changed title to The National Graphic between 28 April and 14 July 1932; it then ceased publication, after 3,266 issues.
The engraving is in very good condition with 1 vertical centre fold. Printed text on the reverse
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