Exposition Internationale d'Anvers (1894)

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Exposition Internationale d'Anvers was a World's Fair held in Antwerp, Belgium between 5 May and 5 November in 1894.

Monumental vase created for the exposition

It covered 65.5 acres (265,000 m2), attracted 3 million visits and made a profit[1]

Participating Nations[edit]

There were several participating nations: Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Congo, Denmark, Spain, USA, United Kingdom, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Persia, Portugal, Kingdom of Romania, Russia, South African Republic, Switzerland and the Ottoman Empire.

There was also a joint presence from Sweden and Norway.

As well as Netherlands itself there were presentations of the Dutch East Indies including Java, parts of Sumatra and Madura.[2]

Fair officials[edit]

The Count of Ursel was the Commissioner General and the Count of Pret Roose of Calesburg the President of the Executive Committee[3]

See also[edit]

http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/miscpics/0/0/6/doc/mp006678.shtml shows an engraving of the expo grounds.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Findling, John E (ed.). Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 414. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9. 
  2. ^ Catalogue officiel général; préliminaires, section Belge, sections spéciales (Volume 2) 2 (1 ed.). 
  3. ^ Findling, John E (ed.). Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 419. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.