|Description - Paris,
France - La Grande Roue (The Great Wheel)
1900 - Built for the Paris Exposition Internationale in 1900, this
appears to be a very early photo of the wheel. It was 100 metres
diameter, the largest in the world for 90 years. The message on the
reverse is dated 1924, although the wheel was scrapped in 1920.
|Size in mm (approx)
- 138 X 88
Publisher - not attributed
Card No. 37
a long message written on the back
Condition - very
good - with only the very slightest sign of wear
Information - When it was dismantled, its
40 pods were used for temporary housing in WW1, and afterwards
fitted to the carts of rag-and-bone men for their work.