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The "Crystal Palace" from the Great Exhibition, installed at Sydenham. Coloured process print, ca. 1861 (?).

Date
[1854?]

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The "Crystal Palace", built at Hyde Park, London, was disassembled at the end of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Against both local and national resistance, the building was re-erected at Sydenham in 1854, in an enlarged form. On the night of 30 November 1936, the building caught fire and was entirely destroyed

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [1854?]

Physical description

1 print : process print, coloured (?) ; sheet 24.2 x 47 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 997377i

Language

  • English


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