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1937 International Exhibition in Paris GERMANY PAVILION Architect: M. Speer
Lot 1666
An unmailed, unaddressed French photocard depicting the German Pavilion during the World’s Fair of 1937. The reverse contains a note from a German tourist (Heinz) telling his love (Else) how beautiful Paris is.
“I therefore designed a cubic mass, also elevated on stout pillars, which seemed to be checking this onslaught, while from the cornice of my tower an eagle with the swastika in its claws looked down on the Russian sculptures. I received a gold medal for the building; so did my Soviet colleague.”
Type: Postal History, Postcard
Condition: Used
Period: 1920-1939
Topic: Universal Expositions, Architecture
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