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Cameroun - Expo Paris 1937

Cameroun at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1937
© V. Henry
Architect(s) : Jean Durand

This dome without a base, flanked by two wings with white walls, was the pavilion of Cameroon built in the Foulbé style practised in Adamaoua.

You entered the pavilion by a vast staircase guarded by two huge "totems".

The central room contained a detailed exhibition of local art grouped around a luminous fountain.

The vault was decorated with frescoes.

In each of the wings, you could see the making of wood carvings, cushions, waxes, copper or ivory.

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