Circa 1889 Magnifying photo Viewer from The Exposition Universelle in Paris
Magnifying viewer for cabinet cards and photographs.
The Exposition Universelle of 1889 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 6 May to 31 October 1889.
It was held during the year of the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, an event considered symbolic of the beginning of the French Revolution. The fair included a reconstruction of the Bastille and its surrounding neighborhood