Chinese garden – Paris exhibition grounds, 1878.

Paris World Fair. exhibition grounds. Chinese traditional costumes. garden.

Chinese garden – Paris exhibition grounds, 1878.

Chinese garden – Paris exhibition grounds, 1878.

Water-color by T. Tapir.

Read more: The Paris Exposition Universelle of 1878 By Arthur Chandler.
Reproduced from World’s Fair magazine, Volume VI, Number 4, 1986

Related:
Fin de siècle era, Art Nouveau, Art deco, Flapper, Gibson girls, Roaring Twenties.


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  1. Le style parisien. Les elegances parisiennes 1915. by Lucien Vogel. (Art Nouveau. Fin de siècle, Belle Époque era.)
  2. France. Haute couture spring season, 1913. (Fin de siècle era.)
  3. Les Robes de Paul Poiret racontée par Paul Iribe, Paris 1908.
  4. Paris Fashion Designers in 1916.
  5.  Dolls for the showcase by Lotte Pritzel. 1911.
  6. Les Chapeaux du Très Parisien Vol. 1., by G.P. Joumard. First edition 1921. (Flapper, Gatsby, Art deco era.)
  7. Les Chapeaux du Très Parisien Vol. 2,.G.P. Joumard. Second edition 1922.
  8. Les créations parisiennes. La mode est un art. Published 1929. (Flapper, Gatsby, Art deco era.)
  9. STYL 1922-1924. German Fashion Magazine. (Berlin Roaring twenties. Flappers, Art deco era.)
Note:  Chinese guys costumes. Types chinois.

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