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24 March 2014

1878 – Doulton Building, Exposition Universelle, Paris

Architect: J. Starke Wilkinson Elevation of the Doulton Building at the 1878 Exposition Universelle, Paris. Based on the design of a building by Wilkinson at their base in Lambeth – Southbank House, the...

10 December 2012

1861 – Provincial Exhibition Buildings & Museum, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: J.W. Hopkins Published in The Building News, July 27 1860. Constructed on Rue St. Catherine as a temporary structure for an exhibition of manufacturing. Described as “The form of that portion of...

08 November 2012

1857 – Art Treasures Exhibition Building, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Francis Fowke & Edward Salomons A temporary exhibition structure built to hold the ‘Art Treasures of Great Britain” from 5 May to 17 October 1857. The idea for an exhibition in Manchester...

03 November 2012

1888 – International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry, Glasgow

Architect: James Sellars The International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry was the first of four international exhibitions held in Glasgow during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The buildings for the...

24 October 2012

1887 – Jubilee Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne

In 1886 the Mayor of Newcastle requested the use of the Bull Park to hold the Royal Jubilee Exhibition in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 50th year on the throne. The Royal Jubilee...

19 July 2012

1912 – Free Exposition Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John D. Atchison Developed as the Hall of Industry for the Winnipeg Industrial Bureau. Taken over by the Board of Trade in 1918, and demolished in 1935 to make way for a...

03 July 2012

1862 – International Exhibition, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke Held in South Kensington, on a site now occupied by the Natural History Museum. The buildings, which occupied 21 acres, were designed by Captain Francis Fowke of the Royal...

27 June 2012

1904 – Irish Village, St. Louis World’s Fair

The Irish Village was a very popular part of the 1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair. Opened on May 3, it cost 25¢ adult admission (children 15¢, Industrial Exhibit 15¢). Built by the Irish...

27 June 2012

1964 – Irish Pavilion, 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

Architect: Andrew Devane / Robinson, Keefe & Devane From the official guide; “Some contributions made by the Irish to the happiness of other parts of the world are beguilingly displayed in a series...

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