International Exhibition of Arts and Techniques in Modern Life in Paris 1937

Arts and techniques applied to modern life

May 25, 1937 - November 25, 1937

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Guadeloupe at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1937

© Société pour le Développement du Tourisme 1937

Architect(s) : Ali Tur

In the central hall, airy and lit by bays whose defence against sun and rain was ensured, according to the Colony's customs, by a series of horizontal awnings, were presented the woods and the various products of local work.

Two wings flanked the hall.

In one of them, a diorama highlighted the tourist attractions and the various sources of wealth of the island.

The other was a reconstruction of a Guadeloupean interior with a lace maker and a basket maker on the veranda.

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