Eiffel The genius of iron

Eiffel The genius of iron


Eiffel, six letters associated for 130 years with a 300-metre high metal tower.

But behind this iconic monument hides a man, born in Burgundy, whose company specialized in metal construction worked all over the world, building stations, churches, road bridges and railway viaducts. Some ...
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Dimensions :
24,5 x 26,7 x 2 cm
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
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Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923)

Gustave Eiffel was a French engineer and entrepreneur of the late 19th century, essentially known for the construction of the tower bearing his name in Paris. He made his career by building engineering structures in iron, an innovative material for the time that allowed for the construction of structures that could not be made of stone.