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1851 and the Crystal Palace

Christopher Hobhouse

1851 and the Crystal Palace

being an account of the Great Exhibition and its contents..

by Christopher Hobhouse

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii(iii),181p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21159806M

The Crystal Palace was originally built to house the Great London Exhibition of , a World’s Fair-type expo highlighting the wonders of technology and arts of England’s far-flung empire. Get this from a library! The Crystal Palace Exhibition, illustrated catalogue, London -- "The greatest of all international expositions and world fairs is generally conceded to have been the incredible Crystal Palace Exhibition of in London. Officially titled The Exhibition of the.

  A depiction of the closing ceremony of the Great Exhibition in Hulton Archive Getty Images A photograph of the Crystal Palace’s roof in its new location, taken circa Condition: New. Paperback. Excerpt from Tallis's History and Description of the Crystal Palace, and the Exhibition of the World's Industry in , Vol. 2: Illustrated by Beautiful Steel Engravings Ir, as the poet ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from .

and the Crystal Palace: Being an account of the Great exhibition and its contents; of Sir Joseph Paxton; and the erection, the subsequent history and the destruction of his masterpiece. With an introduction for this edition by Osbert Lancaster and fully illustrated from contemporary drawings. Photo, Print, Drawing [Crowd and exterior of the Crystal Palace during the Great Exhibition, London, ] [ b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress.


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Both are utterly fascinating, and leave one with a sense of sadness that all this wonderful construction had to come to an end, but with a sense of wonder that it was ever built in the Cited by: Internet Archive BookReader The Crystal Palace, and its contents: being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the great exhibition of the industry of all nations, embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings, with a copious analytical index.

The Great Exhibition of and the Crystal Palace which housed it together became a British icon, a symbol of free trade, and a national success funded not only by taxes but by public subscription.

Though the Palace itself was banished to Sydenham, to leave Hyde Park free for Londoners, the Commission was re-invented under Prince Albert to spend the profits for the. 1) The Crystal palace, its architectural history and constructive marvels () Author: Berlyn, Peter; Fowler, Charles, Jr.

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The origin of the Crystal Palace lay in a decision made in by Albert, the Prince Consort, together with a small group of friends and advisers, to hold an international exhibition in of the industry of all nations.

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Designed by Joseph Paxton as a temporary structure its success meant that when it closed it was moved to Sydenham and rebuilt/5(5). Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t45r Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. Thomas Abel Prior was an illustrator, watercolourist and engraver of Turner's work, who, for many years, taught drawing in Calais.

In this watercolour he gives us an image of one of the most striking monuments of the nineteenth century, the Crystal Palace. Built by a glasshouse specialist, Joseph Paxton, for the first Great Universal Exhibition held in London inthis building's Author: Thomas Abel Prior.

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Constructing the Crystal Palace - Raising the ribs of the transcept roof Designed by Sir Joseph PaxtonAs images of the closing ceremony reveal, the builders of the Crystal Palace chose to construct the structure around one of the trees that had caused so much controversy rather than cut it down.

- Explore lisacody's board "Crystal Palace Souvenirs" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Crystal palace, Crystals and Palace pins. The Great Exhibition, housed within the ‘Crystal Palace’, embodied Prince Albert’s vision to display the wonders of industry from around the world.

Liza Picard looks at the exhibits, the building and the ideas behind the project. If you took an omnibus along London's Knightsbridge in the summer ofyou would see an astonishing sight. Queen Victoria opens the Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace in Hyde Park.

The Great Exhibition of ran from May to October and during this time six million people passed through those crystal doors. The event proved to be the most successful ever staged and became one of the defining points of the nineteenth century.The 15th of October marked the closure of The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in the Crystal Palace in London’s Hyde Park.

It had been enormously successful, having had more than six million visitors during its nearly six months’ run. A collection of photos of the interior and exterior of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park in London during the Great Exhibition of Attributed to photographers Claude-Marie Ferrier, Sir Hugh.