A LIST OF WORLD EXHIBITIONS


Compiled from many sources, guaranteed to be incomplete,

but someone has to try!

by Ken Harman.


Part 3 & final

1905 to 1984

 

1905

a) Bruges, Belgium.

b) Brussels, Belgium.

c) Cologne, Germany.

d) EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONALE

Liege, Belgium. Att. 6,143,157. 173 acres. P.C.

e) COLONIAL EXHIBITION

London, England. (Crystal Palace) P.C.

f) NAVAL EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court).. P.C.

g) LEWIS AND CLARK EXPOSITION

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. P.C.

1906

a) Berlin, Germany.

b) IMPERIAL AUSTRIAN

London, England. (Earls Court).. P.C.

c) MAMMOTH FUN CITY

London, England. (Olympia). P.C.

d) Marseilles, France.

e) Melbourne, Australia. P.C.

f) ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE

Milan, Italy. Att. 5,500,000. 250 acres. P.C.

g) Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany.

h) Tourcoing, France.

i) Tournai, Belgium.

1906 - 1907

NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONALEXHIBITION OF ARTS & INDUSTRIES Christchurch, New Zealand. Att. 1,967,632. 14 acres (buildings only). P.C.

1907

a) Aachen, Germany.

b) EXPOSITION MARITIME

Bordeaux, France. P.C.

c) Dinant, Belgium.

d) IRISH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 1907

Dublin, Ireland. 52 acres. P.C.

e) JAMESTOWN TERCENTENNIAL EXHIBITION

Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A. Att. 2,850,735. P.C.

f) Liege, Belgium.

g) Limbourg, Belgium. (or Holland)

h) BALKAN STATES EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court). P.C.

i) PALESTINE IN LONDON EXHIBITION

London, England. P.C.

j) Madrid, Spain.

k) MISSIONARY EXHIBITION

Manchester, England. (St. James' Hall) P.C.

l) Mariemont, Belgium. (or Ohio, U.S.A.) P.C.

m) MEDICAL MISSIONARY EXHIBITION

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. P.C.

n) Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany.

o) Tournai, Belgium.

1908

a) GREAT MISSIONARY EXHIBITION

Bradford, England. P.C.

b) Brussels, Belgium.

c) SCOTTISH NATIONAL EXHIBITION

Edinburgh, Scotland. P.C.

d) HUNGARIAN EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court).. P.C.

e) WORLD'S MINING EXHIBITION

London, England. (Olympia). P.C.

f) FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City). Att. 8,396,700. 140 acres. P.C.

g) RADIO TELEGRAPHIC EXHIBITION

Prague, Bohemia.

h) Verviers, Belgium.

i) FRANZ JOSEPH JUBILEE P.C.

1909

a) Brussels, Belgium.

b) Frankfurt, Germany.

c) BAPTIST MISSIONARY EXHIBITION

Leeds, England. P.C.

d) AFRICA AND THE EAST

London, England. (Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington). P.C.

e) GOLDEN WEST AND AMERICAN INDUSTRIES EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court).. P.C.

f) IMPERIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City). P.C.

g) Nancy, France.

h) HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION

New York, U.S.A. P.C.

i) PORTOLA FESTIVAL

San Francisco, U.S.A. P.C.

j) ALASKA-YUKON PACIFIC EXPOSITION

Seattle, U.S.A. Att. 3,740,561. 250 acres. P.C.

k) Turnhout, Belgium.

l) Vienna, Austria.

m) TYROLEAN FREEDOM EXHIBITION

1910

a) EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE ET INTERNATIONALE

Brussels, Belgium. Att. 13,000,000. 220 acres. P.C.

b) WORK AND HOME EXHIBITION

Brussels, Belgium.

c) CENTENNIAL OF REPUBLIC EXHIBITION

Buenos Aires, Argentina.

d) JAPAN-BRITISH EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City) P.C.

e) Tournai, Belgium.

1911

a) Charleroi, Belgium.

b) SCOTTISH NATIONAL EXHIBITION P

Glasgow, Scotland. Att. 9,400,000. P.C.

c) FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE

London, England. (Crystal Palace) P.C.

d) INTERNATIONAL ANCIENT ART EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court). P.C.

e) CORONATION EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City) P.C.

f) FETES COMMEMORATIVES DE LA PROCLAMATION DU ROYAUME D'ITALIE

Rome, Italy. P.C.

g) ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE

Rome, Italy. P.C.

h) Roubaix, France.

i) ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE D'INDUSTRIA E DE LABORO

Turin, Italy. Att. 4,012,776. 247 acres. P.C.

1912

a) Dusseldorf, Germany.

b) SHAKESPEARE'S ENGLAND

London, England. (Earls Court). P.C.

c) LATIN- BRITISH EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City) P.C.

d) Munich, Germany.

e) AFRICA AND THE EAST EXHIBITION

Nottingham, England. P.C.

f) Toronto, Canada. P.C.

1913

a) Breslau, (now Wroclaw), Poland.

b) EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE ET INDUSTRIELLE

Ghent, Belgium. Att. 11,000,000. 309 acres.

c) INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

d) LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

Liverpool, England. P.C.

e) ANGLO-GERMAN EXHIBITION

London, England. P.C.

f) IMPERIAL SERVICES EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court). P.C.

g) BUILDING TRADES EXHIBITION

London, England.(Olympia) P.C.

h) INTERNATIONAL AERO EXHIBITION

London, England.(Olympia) P.C.

i) RUSSIAN VILLAGE (Ideal Homes Exhibition)

London, England.(Olympia) P.C.

j) Mons, Belgium.

1914

a) Antwerp, Belgium.

b) Bern, Switzerland.

c) BRISTOL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

Bristol, England. P.C.

d) DEUTSCHE WERKBUND EXHIBITION

Cologne, Germany.

e) Genoa, Italy.

f) INTERNATIONAL BOOK EXHIBITIO

Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

g) ANGLO-SPANISH EXHIBITION

London, England. (Earls Court). P.C.

h) ANGLO-AMERICAN EXHIBITION

London, England. (White City) P.C.

i) Lyons, France.

1915

a) PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITION

San Francisco, U.S.A. Att.18,876,438. 635 acres. P.C.

b) Zurich, Switzerland. P.C.

1915 - 1916

PANAMA-CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION

San Diego, U.S.A. Att. 3,800,000. 194 acres. P.C.

1916

a) Berlin, Germany. P.C.

b) LOOS TRENCHES

Blackpool, England. P.C.

c) Brussels, Belgium. P.C.

d) "DAILY MAIL" ACTIVE SERVICE EXHIBITION

London, England. P.C.

1917 - 1918

WAR BOND CAMPAIGN EXHIBITIONS

London, England. P.C.

1919

a) LAEKEN EXHIBITION

Brussels, Belgium. P.C.

b) Charleroi, Belgium. P.C.

1920

a) IMPERIAL WAR AND VICTORY EXHIBITIONS

London, England. (Crystal Palace) P.C

b) BUILDING EXHIBITION

London, England. (Olympia) P.C.

1921

PRINTING AND ALLIED TRADES EXHIBITION

London, England. (Agricultural Hall) P.C.

1922

a) Berlin, Germany. P.C.

b) EXPOSITION COLONIALE

Marseilles, France. P.C.

1922 - 1923

EXPOSI‚ AO INTERNACIONAL DO CENTENARIO DO RIO DE JANEIRO

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Att. 3,626,402. 61.75 acres. P.C.

1924

ANCIENT ART EXHIBITION

Nantes, France. P.C.

1924 - 1925

BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION

London, England. (Wembley). Att. 27,102,498. 216 acres. P.C.

1925

a) Dusseldorf, Germany. P.C.

b) WASTE POWER AND TOURISM EXHIBITION

Grenoble, France. P.C.

c) EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS DECORATIFS ET INDUSTRIES MODERNES

Paris, France. Att. 5,852,783. 57 acres. P.C.

1925 - 1926

NEW ZEALAND AND SOUTH SEAS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

Dunedin, New Zealand. Att. 3,200,498. 65 acres. P.C.

1926

SESQUI-CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION P.C.

Philadelphia, U.S.A. Att. 6,408,289. 275 acres.

1927

Ghent, Belgium. P.C.

1928

a) WHOLESALE FURNITURE TRADES EXHIBITION

Glasgow, Scotland. P.C.

b) Venice, Italy. P.C.

1929

a) EXPOSICION INTERNACIONAL DE BARCELONA

(Joint exhibition with 1930 SEVILLE as "L'EXPOSICIîN GENERAL D'ESPANA")

Barcelona, Spain. Att. 5,800,000. 291.5 acres.

Blgs. Barcelona Pavilion. P.C.

b) NORTH-EAST COAST EXHIBITION

Newcastle Upon Tyne , England. Att. 4,25 million. 170 acres. P.C.

c) Poznan, Poland.

d) Tulle, France. P.C.

1930

a) EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE, COLONIALE, MARITIME ET D'ART FLAMAND

(Joint exhibition with LIEGE).

Antwerp, Belgium. 170.5 acres. P.C.

b) WELSH NATIONAL EXHIBITION

Cardiff, Wales.

c) La Louviere, Belgium. P.C.

d) EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DE LA GRANDE INDUSTRIE, SCIENCE, ET APPLICATION ART WALLON (Joint exhibition with ANTWERP).

Liege, Belgium. Att. 27 million. 165 acres. P.C.

e) Milan, Italy.

f) EXPOSICIîN IBERO AMERICANA(Joint exhibition with 1929 BARCELONA).

Seville, Spain. Att.4,400,000. 120 acres. P.C.

g) EXHIBITION OF ARCHITECTURE AND INDUSTRIAL ART

Stockholm, Sweden.

1931

EXPOSITION COLONIALE INTERNATIONALE

Paris, France.(Vincennes). Att. 33,500,000. 500 acres. P.C.

1933

A CENTURY OF PROGRESS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

Chicago, U.S.A. Att. 48,769,227, (or 38,769,227 ?). 424 acres.

Blgs. Skyride. P.C.

1935

a) Breslau, (now Wroclaw), Poland.

b) EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE ET INTERNATIONALE DE BRUXELLES

Brussels, Belgium. Att. 20,000,000. 309 acres. P.C.

1935 - 1936

CALIFORNIA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

San Diego, U.S.A. Att. 7,200,000. 210 acres. P.C.

1936

a) TEXAS CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION

Dallas, U.S.A.

b) BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION

Johannesburg, South Africa. Att. 1,500,000. 100 acres. P.C.

1937

a) Mombassa, Kenya.

b) EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS ET.TECHNIQUES DANS LA VIE MODERNE

Paris, France. Att. 34,000,000. 250 acres. Blgs. Reconstruction of the Trocadero, Museum of Modern Arts, Finnish Pavilion. P.C.

1938

a) BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION

Glasgow, Scotland. (Bellahouston Park). Att. 2,593,232. 175 acres. P.C.

b) Oslo, Norway.

1939

a) Dresden, Germany. P.C.

b) SWISS NATIONAL EXHIBITION

Zurich, Switzerland. Att. 10,500,000. P.C.

1939 - 1940

a) NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR

New York, U.S.A. Att. 44,932,978, (or 26,000,000). 1216.5 acres.

Blgs. Finnish Pavilion. P.C.

b) GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION

San Francisco, U.S.A. Att. 17,041,999. 400 acres. P.C.

c) CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION

Wellington, New Zealand. 65 acres. P.C.

1946

"BRITAIN CAN MAKE IT" EXHIBITION

London, England.(Victoria & Albert Museum). Att. 1,500,000.

1951

FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN

London, England. (South Bank). Att. 8,500,000 P.C.

1958

EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE ET INTERNATIONALE DE BRUXELLES (EXPO 58)

Brussels, Belgium. Att. 41,454,412. 500 acres. Blgs. Atomium, and the

Sputnik. P.C.

1962

CENTURY 21 EXPOSITION

Seattle, U.S.A. Att. 9,609,969. 74 acres. P.C.

1964 - 1965

NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR

New York, U.S.A. Att. 51,607,307. 646 acres. P.C.

1967

UNIVERSAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION (EXPO '67)

Montreal, Canada. Att. 50,860,801. 1,000 acres. Blgs. Pavilion of the U.S.A., Pavilion of the Federal Republic of Germany, Habitat '67. P.C.

1968

HEMIS FAIR '68

San Antonio. 92 acres.

1970

JAPAN WORLD EXPOSITION (EXPO '70)

Osaka, Japan. Att. 64,218,770. 250 acres. P.C.

1974

EXPO '74 WORLD'S FAIR

Spokane, U.S.A. 100 acres. P.C.

1975

INTERNATIONAL OCEAN EXPOSITION (EXPO '75)

Okinawa, Japan. Att. 3,500,000. 250 acres.

1984

WORLD'S FAIR

New Orleans, U.S.A. P.C.


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