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Great Exhibition of 1851

C. H. Gibbs-Smith

Great Exhibition of 1851

A Commemorative Album.

by C. H. Gibbs-Smith

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination142p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15592845M

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in London from May to October of , was the genesis of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Published to accompany the opening of the V&A Photography Centre, this book makes extensive use of the V&A collections and archival material related to the Great Exhibition. Great exhibition – the class that contained the vast majority of exhibited photographs. In a lecture on the exhibition given at the Society of Arts, Manufactures, and commerce, London, a year after the exhibition closed, he described: the collection of photographs in the exhibition, which afforded to the photologist a larger field of.

A paper tunnel book souvenir Lane's Telescopic View Of The Exhibition Avery’s Architectural Novelties Lane's Telescopic View of the Interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition is a souvenir from the legendary world's fair held in London's Hyde Park in historical era. And each book fulfills Kaye’s promise of “Humor, Hope, and Happily Ever Afters” that her readers have come to expect. The Readership: The Great Exhibition series takes a single event from history, Prince Albert’s Great Exhibition of , and uses it to create a historical setting that is at once unique and Size: KB.

This exhibition came to have the title of: 'Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations' 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. The Great Exhibition Article by: Liza Picard 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.


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Historians have saturated the Great Exhibition with meanings. This collection of essays exposes how meaning has been produced around the Great Exhibition. The Great Exhibition, is the first anthology of its kind.

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In five months, from May to Octobersix million visitors thronged the gigantic trade show, marveling over the latest technology as well as displays of artifacts from around the world. The Great Exhibition, by John R. Davis, Published by Sutton Publishing, Fifth Avenue, New York, New York pages.

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The Great Exhibition. The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of was established by Queen Victoria to organise the 'Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations', the world's first trade fair.

Prince Albert, whose brain-child it was, was appointed President. Just representing the feats of Britain itself would have excluded many of the technological achievements pioneered.

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