Name of Object:

Façade of the Foreign Sections in Palace of the Champ de Mars [Paris Exhibition, 1878]

Name in original language:

Facciata delle sezioni estere nel Palazzo del Campo di Marte


Rome, Italy

Holding Institution:

National Central Library

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Holding Institution (original language):

Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale

Date of Object:



Paris, International Exhibition, 1878. The facade of the foreign sections of the palace in Campo Marte is an example of the forced and unnatural union of different styles into an example of architectural "pastiche", typical of Universal Exhibitions.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

L'Esposizione di Parigi del 1878 illustrata, Sonzogno Editore, 1878, p. 44

Additional Copyright Information:

Copyright image: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Roma.

Citation of this web page:

Marina Minozzi "Façade of the Foreign Sections in Palace of the Champ de Mars [Paris Exhibition, 1878]" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;it;207;en;N

Database entry origination:

Prepared by: Marina Minozzi
Copyedited by: Anne Dowell

MWNF Working Number: IT2 065

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