The Milan International was a world's fair held in Milan in 1906 titled L'Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione, or sometimes The Great Expo of Work. It received 4,012,776 visits and covered 250 acres.
|Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione|
Expo's poster with railwaymen watching Milan from the Simplon Tunnel's portal
|Name||Esposizione Internazionale del Sempione|
|Opening||28 April 1906|
|Closure||11 November 1906|
|Previous||Liège International (1905) in Liège|
|Next||Brussels International 1910 in Brussels|
|Other||International Exhibition (1906)|
The fair opened on 28 April 1906, ran until 31 October and marked the opening of the Simplon Tunnel. The fair was held in Sempione Park and Piazza d'Armi', with the first location hosting fine arts displays and the latter industrial and engineering exhibits, along with the foreign pavilions. Countries contributing included many from Western Europe, China, Japan, Turkey, United States, Canada and several South American countries shared a pavilion.
- Pelle, Findling. "Milan 1906". Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. p. 185. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.
- "World Expo 1906 Milan". Retrieved 30 October 2011.
- Pelle, Findling. "Appendix B:Fair Statistics". Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. p. 415. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.
- Pelle, Findling. "Milan 1906". Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. p. 186. ISBN 978-0-7864-3416-9.
- Official website of the BIE
- "MI1906 - La "città bianca" nella storia e nelle collezioni". Retrieved 31 October 2010. (Italian language)
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