The 1900 Paris Expo: Video

World’s fair used to popular in the early and mid decades of the last century. These fairs allowed countries to showcase their inventions, culture and accomplishments. The 1900 Paris Exposition was held in Paris, France from April 14 to November 12 in 1900 “to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next.” according to Wikipedia. One of the inventions displayed in the expo was the escalator. We can watch the escalator in action in the below video which also contains a general overview of the fair’s attractions. It is amazing to view this video from 1900.

1900 Paris Expo Poster:




Source: Exposition Universelle (1900), Wikipedia

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