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Name of Object:

Cairo in Milan. Exhibition 1906

Name in original language:

Il Cairo a Milano. Esposizione 1906

Location:

Rome, Italy

Holding Institution:

Central Institute for Cataloguing and Documentation (ICCD)

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Holding Institution (original language):

Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione (ICCD)

Date of Object:

1906

Inventory Number:

Inv.FFC024560

Description:

This series of postcards shows the reconstruction of a representative area of the city of Cairo in Milan for the Universal Exhibition of 1906. The Exposition was organised on the occasion of the opening of the Simplon Tunnel in 1906 and covered a space of over a million of square meters. One-third of the area was filled with pavilions designed by famous Italian architects. The exhibition cost was over twelve million lire. The event drew the attention of over five million spectators and the participation of 35 thousand exhibitors.

Additional Copyright Information:

Copyright image: Roma, Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione, ICCD, Fototeca, fondo Ferro Candilera.

Citation of this web page:

Marina Minozzi "Cairo in Milan. Exhibition 1906" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;it;195;en;N

Database entry origination:

Prepared by: Marina Minozzi
Copyedited by: Anne Dowell

MWNF Working Number: IT2 053

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