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IMAGE number
UIS5077814
Title
Crystal Palace, Post-Great Exhibition View from the South Transept, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, 1854
Location
Science Museum, London, UK
Description
Crystal Palace, Post-Great Exhibition View from the South Transept, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, 1854. Tinted lithograph showing the interior of the Crystal Palace which was built to house the 'Great Exhibition of the Works of the Industry of all Nations', an idea conceived by Prince Albert (1819-1861). The building was the first large-scale prefabricated ferrovitreous (iron and glass) structure and was designed by the landscape designer Joseph Paxton (1801-1865). The prefabricated design made the construction, and later dismantling, easier and quicker. It was removed from Hyde Park, London, after the Great Exhibition and re-erected in Sydenham where it was opened by Queen Victoria (1819-1901) on 10 June 1854. ©SSPL/Science Museum
Photo credit
SSPL/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
london londoner / 19 19th xix xixth century / exhibition / england english
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