A souvenir from the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, an attraction that allowed visitors to view the moon through a giant telescope. The imagery for the attraction may be related to the Georges Méliès 1898 film "La Lune à un mètre" (or "The Astronomer's Dream")
November 8, 2011
UNION FRANÇAISE DES INDUSTRIES EXPORTATRICES. l’Elegance Francaise. Paris Ateliers d’Impressions et de Cartonnages d’Art, [1940].
October 3, 2011
The Eiffel Tower under construction, 1888-1889. And completed, as seen in 1941.
December 10, 2009
An assortment of tickets in Beinecke Library collections. A 1000 mile ticket on the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Railway Company, 1901: An airplane ticket for Alfred Stieglitz, 1929:
December 7, 2009
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