Eiffel Tower
John's reference to the Eiffel Tower in January is interesting in that the tower was nearing completion  (completed in March of that year) for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1889. It was most certainly on the minds of the public --  Sargent was probably excited about seeing it on his trip. In the top of the tower Gustave Eiffel kept a studio

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Updated 4/2/2003