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Guyana - Expo Paris 1900

Guyana at the Exhibition Expo Paris 1900

The small pavilion in French Guiana was a revelation.

This colony, which is unhealthy only around the penitentiary, holds in reserve in its admirable forests untapped riches.

When the 400 kilometres of railway recently voted, will allow to penetrate inland, cocoa, coffee and the most precious crops will produce an income even more certain than that of gold, whose production however exceeded 86 million from 1890 to 1899.

©L'Exposition du Siècle - 1900