Exposition Internationale d'Anvers (1894)
|EXPO Antwerp 1894|
Monumental vase created for the exposition
|Organized by||The Count Hippolyte d'Ursel was Commissioner General and the Count of Pret Roose of Calesburg was President of the Executive Committee|
|Opening||5 May 1894|
|Closure||5 November 1894|
It covered 65.5 acres (265,000 m2), attracted 3 million visits and made a profit
There were several participating nations: Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Congo, Denmark, Spain, United States, 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.
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/miscpics/0/0/6/doc/mp006678.shtml shows an engraving of the expo grounds.
- Findling, John E; Pelle, Kimberley D (eds.). Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 414. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.
- Catalogue officiel général; préliminaires, section Belge, sections spéciales (Volume 2). 2 (1 ed.).
- Findling, John E; Pelle, Kimberley D (eds.). Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 419. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.
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