|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. It was scrapped in
|Size in mm (approx)
- 138 X 88
Publisher - Luxorembrandti Français F.F.
Card No. 104
Condition - good
- with light signs of wear - printed on low quality card, but
excellent detail visible.
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.