"The Tower is also present to the entire world...a universal symbol of Paris...from the Midwest to Australia, there is no journey to France which isn't made, somehow, in the Tower's name."- Roland BarthesWhen Gustave Eiffel completed his wrought iron tower on Paris's Champ de Mars for the World's Fair in 1889, he laid claim to the tallest structure in the world. Though the Chrysler Building would, 41 years later, scrape an even higher sky, the Eiffel Tower lost none of its lofty wonder: Originally granted just a 20-year ...

The Eiffel Tower 2016, Taschen GmbH, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783836527033

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The Eiffel Tower 2008, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783836509039

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