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Forty “Panoramas et dioramas: Décoration théâtrale,” in Picard, Le bilan d’un siècle, 434. forty-one This paintings, conserved at Waterloo, Belgium, is illustrated within the multipage frontispiece to Oettermann, The landscape. forty two See Leprun, Le théâtre des colonies, 17. forty three The caption endured: “To humans this decor, fascinating creatures have come. they're twelve Geishas, singers and instrumentalists. they've got left Tokyo and may go back there once the Parisian competition is done” (Le landscape, 1900, 172–73). forty four “M. Louis Dumoulin introduces us to a sacred position, to the cemetery the place Aziyadé used to be entombed, and of which M. Pierre Loti has traced such ravishing descriptions” (Le landscape, 1900, 167). forty five See Philippe Burty, preface to Exposition Louis Dumoulin: Tableaux et études de l’Extrême-Orient, Japon, Chine, Cochinchine, Malaisie (Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, December 20, 1889), three. forty six See Jules Antoine, “Exposition Louis Dumoulin,” paintings et Critique, December 28, 1889, 497–98; my because of Karen Esielonis for this reference. forty seven See Fernand Blum, “Tableaux et études de Louis Dumoulin, peintre du Ministère de l. a. marine rapportés d’une undertaking en Extrême-Orient en 1888,” in Notices coloniales, publiées . . . à l’occasion de l’Exposition universelle internationale et coloniale de Lyon (Lyon, 1894), xli–xlii. forty eight Joseph Dancourt, “L’Andalousie au temps des Maures,” in Le livre d’ or de l’Exposition de 1900 (Paris: Edouard Cornély, 1900), 2:239. I deal with this topic at larger size in “Andalusia in the course of the Moors: remorse and Colonial Presence in Paris, 1900,” in Edges of Empire: Orientalism and visible tradition, ed. Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones and Mary Roberts (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), 181–206. forty nine “Les points of interest: Trocadéro,” Revue universelle 10 (1900): 298. Colonial Panaromania 135 50 I owe this advice to Adrian Rifkin. fifty one consultant Armand Silvestre de Paris et de ses environs et de l’Exposition de 1900 (Paris: Silvestre, 1900), one hundred forty. fifty two Le landscape, 1900, 207. fifty three John Frederick Lewis, Sketches and Drawings of the Alhambra (London, 1835); and Owen Jones and Jules Gourey, Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Alhambra (London, 1836–45), are mentioned in Michael Danby, The Islamic viewpoint (London: global of Islam pageant belief, 1983), 27, forty three. fifty four Dancourt, “L’Andalousie,” 239. fifty five advisor Armand Silvestre, 141. fifty six See Zeynep Çelik and Leila Kinney, “Ethnography and Exhibitionism on the Expositions Universelles,” Assemblage 17 (December 1990): 35–59. fifty seven Dancourt, “L’Andalousie,” 240. fifty eight Marius-Ary Leblond, “Les expositions: L’Exposition des orientalistes,” l. a. Grande revue forty seven (March 1908): 381. fifty nine See Jules Charles-Roux, Souvenirs du passé: Le cercle artistique de Marseille (Paris: Lemerre, 1906). 60 Pamphlet titled “No. 1037, Chambre des Députés . . . Projet de Loi relatif à los angeles concession de décorations . . . de l’Exposition coloniale nationale de Marseille” (July 10, 1907), Arch. Nat. F12 7577. For a quick dialogue of the Marseille expositions, see Morton, Hybrid Modernities, 71–72, 286–87.