History - Commissariato Italiano Esposizione Universale di Shanghai 2010

The 1870s

1876 – Philadelphia, United States

The centenary celebration of the American Declaration of independence 4th July 1776. Bell’s telephone is made to work for the first time. The main building for this exhibition today is the Arts and Industries Building Smithsonian Institution in Washington.





1878 – Paris, France
In Paris, the Palais du Trocadéro, was erected on the right bank of the River Seine, for the Exhibition dedicated to Agriculture, Art and Industry’ and remained as a permanent landmark until it was demolished to leave space for the Palais de Chaillot (completed for the International Exhibition in 1937).