1900 Exposition Universelle



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Y/M/D Description Place
1900/00/00 Designed by Gustave Eiffel, La Rucheis is built as a wine rotunda for theGreat Exposition of 1900. La Ruche Studios, Paris
1900/00/00 Grand Palais exhibition hall is built for the 1900 Exposition (1897-1900) Grand Palais des Champs Elysees, Paris
1900/00/00 Saint-Gaudens wins the grand prize for sculpture for plaster versions of "The Sherman" and "The Shaw" and is awarded the Legion of Honor. When Auguste Rodin sees the Shaw Monument, he stops, takes off his hat and bows his head in silence. Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan, New York City
1900/00/00 Gare de Lyon is built for the World Exposition of 1900 Paris-Gare de Lyon, Paris
1900/00/00 Saint-Gaudens wins the grand prize for sculpture for plaster versions of "The Sherman" and "The Shaw" and is awarded the Legion of Honor. When Auguste Rodin sees the Shaw Monument, he stops, takes off his hat and bows his head in silence. Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial, Boston
1900/00/00 Orsay railway station is built from 1898 to 1900 for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, designed by architects Lucien Magne, Emile Benard and Victor Laloux. Musee d'Orsay, Paris
1900/05/00 James Deering presents Deering Harvester Company products at the Paris Exposition of 1900 and is inducted into the French Legion of Honor.
1900/07/00 Graceland Cemetery wins a Silver Medal for Landscaping at the 1900 Paris Exhibition Graceland Cemetery, Chicago
1900/07/00 A new light system by Sautter, Marle and Co is bought at the 1900 Paris World Fair, for three million gold rubles. The new apparatus (including the light chamber) used a kerosene lamp with a gas mantle. Kopu Lighthouse, Estonia
1900/07/00 Plaster cast of Louis Sullivan's Getty Tomb door is exhibited at the 1900 Paris Exhibition Getty Tomb, Graceland Cemetery
1900/07/00 John S Sargent wins a Medal in Painting for, Portrait of Mrs Asher B Wertheimer, at the 1900 Paris Exhibition Grand Palais des Champs Elysees, Paris
1900/07/00 Charles A Platt wins Medals in Painting for two works of art, CLOUDS and WINTER, at the 1900 Paris Exhibition Grand Palais des Champs Elysees, Paris

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