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Great Exhibition 1851 Gallery

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Choose from 41 pictures in our Great Exhibition 1851 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


The Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, 1851: Opened by Queen Victoria, May 1, 1901. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

The Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, 1851: Opened by Queen Victoria, May 1, 1901. Creator: Unknown

The Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, 1851: Opened by Queen Victoria, May 1, (1901). Queen Victoria (1819-1901) opening the Great Exhibition in the purpose-built Crystal Palace in London's Hyde Park. Conceived by her husband Prince Albert, the exhibition was intended to showcase the Works of the Industry of all Nations'. The Crystal Palace was the first large-scale prefabricated ferrovitreous (iron and glass) structure, and was designed by the landscape designer, Joseph Paxton. The prefabricated design made the construction, and later dismantling of the building, easier and quicker. There were over six million admissions counted at the toll-gates - the exhibition remained open until 15 October. From "The Illustrated London News Record of the Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901: The Life and Accession of King Edward VII. and the Life of Queen Alexandra". [London, 1901]

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Sir Henry Cole, KCB, British designer, civil servant and writer, 1877.Artist: Lock & Whitfield Featured Print

Sir Henry Cole, KCB, British designer, civil servant and writer, 1877.Artist: Lock & Whitfield

Sir Henry Cole, KCB, British designer, civil servant and writer, 1877. Cole (1808-1882) assisted Rowland Hill in designing the world's first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, and in 1843 published the first Christmas card. He assisted Prince Albert with the planning of the 1851 Great Exhibition and was the founding Director of the South Kensington Museum, renamed the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1899.. From Men of Mark: a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the Senate, the Church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc. Photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper. (London, 1876-1883)

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Opening of the Great Exhibition by Queen Victoria, Hyde Park, London, 1 May 1851, (1899) Featured Print

Opening of the Great Exhibition by Queen Victoria, Hyde Park, London, 1 May 1851, (1899)

Opening of the Great Exhibition by Queen Victoria, Hyde Park, London, 1 May 1851, (1899). Conceived by Prince Albert, the Great Exhibition was intended to showcase the Works of the Industry of all Nations'. It was housed in the purpose-built Crystal Palace, the first large-scale prefabricated ferrovitreous (iron and glass) structure, designed by the landscape designer, Joseph Paxton. The prefabricated design made the construction, and later dismantling of the building, easier and quicker. The exhibition remained open until 15 October. An engraving from James Taylor's The Victorian Empire, William Mackenzie, (London, 1899)

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