Nicaragua's entry was almost hidden by a garden filled with native plants. The two-story rectangular pavilion was located on the avenue that passed between the buildings  of France and Great Britain; it  was the  smallest in the international group. Designed in the style of the Spanish renaissance, the structure was typical of a Central American country. The structure cost 20,000  dollars to build.

On the first floor was  an exhibit of Nicaragua forestry in the form of 1,000 pieces of rough and polished woods of the most valuable kinds. The display on this floor also comprised mineral, medicinal plants and herbs, cereals, textiles, coffee, sugar, rubber, silks, tobacco, cotton, oils, spirits, and many products indigenous to the tropics, which served to show the amazing productivity of the soil and natural wealth of the country.

On the upper floor there was a veritable museum of remarkable things, natural and manufactured, comprising richly polished furniture of mahogany, cedar, rosewood and other hardwoods susceptible of a very high polish, including an  exhibition a  mosaictable made from  1,000 different kinds of woods.

Among the articles which commanded the highest admiration was a beautifully carved wardrobe, the very artistic work of boys, a set of bedroom furniture similarly embellished, hammocks of hemp, and specimens of carvings on cocoanut shells.There were also  many curios, specimens of handicraft, Indian antiquities, silver inlaid work, and products of fiber, and other artistic creations that demonstrated not only the flourishing condition of the country, but the skill and refinement of the people as well.

The front room on the second story,  a reception hall, was furnished entirely with articles of Nicaraguan manufacture, and on the walls hung a  picture of General J. Santos Zelaya, who was elected to the presidency after the revolution of 1893.

Inside, the lower floor of the building was  given to a large hall, that displayed the country's agriculture and Industry. Also included was a  beautiful mahogany bed complete with canopy.

The upper section was divided into a state room and apartments for the Commissioners. Flowers brought from the Isthmus have been replanted by native gardeners.
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