Paris International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern Life, 1937 | Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database
Collection Identifier: MS 5058
Extent: 24.0 Items
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Scope and Contents: The twenty-four silver plated photographs in this collection are of the German and Soviet pavilions that were built for the International Exposition of Art and Technology in Modern life, which was held in Paris from May-November, 1937. The German pavilion, considered an achievement in Nazi architecture, was designed by Albert Speer. Boris Iofan designed the Soviet pavilion, which embodied Stalinist architecture. Also included are photographs of the pavilions at night, panoramic views of the two pavilions with the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadéro and various fountains and gardens.