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Mayhew"s Great exhibition of 1851

Henry Mayhew

Mayhew"s Great exhibition of 1851

by Henry Mayhew

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Published by D. Bogue in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementillustrated by George Cruikshank.
ContributionsCruikshank,George, 1792-1878.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 plates ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20351355M

  The Great Exhibition of is routinely portrayed as a manifestly secular event which was confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing in the mid-Victorian age. Geoffrey Cantor presents an innovative reappraisal of the Exhibition, demonstrating that it was widely understood by contemporaries to possess a. The Great Exhibition of was the first International Exhibition ever held. Promoted by Prince Albert it was intended to help understanding and brotherhood between nations and so aid peace. Set in Hyde Park it was a huge three-tiered glass building and enclosed full-grown elm trees.

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. Tom Hughes, Daisy Goodwin and the Victoria crew discuss recreating the Great Exhibition of , and the lasting impact of Albert's vision. Aired: 03/03/19 Rating: NR.

Antique c steel engraving of The Crystal Palace for the Grand International Exhibition of in Hyde Park, London. The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass building originally erected in Hyde Park, London, England, to house the Great Exhibition of Book Description: An invaluable compendium of sources relating to the Great ExhibitionThe Great Exhibition, A Sourcebook is the first anthology of its kind. It presents a comprehensive array of carefully selected primary documents, sourced from the period before, during and after the Exhibition in Hyde Park in


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The Great Exhibition of was a highpoint of Victorian Britain and its sense of Empire. The magnificent Crystal Palace in Hyde Park became a magnet for great crowds of visitors from all over Britain including Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and the Royal family who repeatedly visited.

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