Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923

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Gustave Eiffel was a French structural engineer, architect, entrepreneur and specialist of metallic structures. He is acclaimed for designing the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built 1887-1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France. Notable among his other works is the armature for the Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, United States. Eiffel graduted from the École Centrale Paris (Central School of Arts and Manufactures) in 1855. Paul Buquet was the director of the school from 1895 to 1910.

From the description of Letter to Paul Buquet, 1902, June. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 711352178

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creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Draper, John William, 1811-1882. John William Draper family papers, 1777-1951 (bulk 1860-1882). Library of Congress
referencedIn Philippe Bunau-Varilla Papers, 1877-1955, (bulk 1900-1907) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Jerome C. Hunsaker papers, 1898-1969 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Bunau-Varilla, Philippe, 1859-1940. Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955 (bulk 1900-1907). Library of Congress
referencedIn Murray, Joseph Bradley, 1888-1961,. Joseph Bradley Murray collection, 1706-1958 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. ALS : Levallois-Perret, to J.B. Bailliere & Fils, Paris, 1889 Feb. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France). Kings Dominion [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste, 1834-1904. [Statue of Liberty] [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. [Eiffel Tower] [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave. [Gustave Eiffel] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Gustave Eiffel : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. Tour Eiffel, Paris, France [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf [Tour Eiffel] [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Tour Eiffel, Paris [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. Souvenir de Paris [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf EIFFEL, GUSTAVE. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. Letter to Paul Buquet, 1902, June. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France). [Tour Eiffel] [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. Serres [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Joseph Bradley Murray collection, 1706-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Der Eiffel-Thurm [toy] = Eiffel Tower game = Tour Eiffel jeu. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Eiffel, Gustave, 1832-1923. [Tour Eiffel] [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn John William Draper Family Papers, 1777-1951, (bulk 1860-1882) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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correspondedWith Bunau-Varilla, Philippe, 1859-1940. person
associatedWith Buquet, Paul, person
associatedWith Burndy Library, corporateBody
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
correspondedWith Draper, John C. (John Christopher), 1835-1885 person
correspondedWith Draper, John William, 1811-1882. person
associatedWith Ecole centrale des arts et manufactures (France) corporateBody
associatedWith Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Gustave Eiffel, person
associatedWith Hunsaker, Jerome C. (Jerome Clarke), 1886-1984 person
associatedWith Murray, Joseph Bradley, 1888-1961, person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
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France
Paris (France)
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Structural engineering
Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
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Birth 1832-12-15

Death 1923-12-27

French

French

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