The Great exhibition and London in 1851.

by Dionysius Lardner

Publisher: Longmans, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 630 Downloads: 706
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  • Industrial arts.

Edition Notes

StatementReviewed by Dr. Lardner, &c.
ContributionsDupin, Charles, baron, 1784-1873., Chevalier, Michel, 1806-1879., Lemoinne, John Émile, 1815-1892., Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT690.B1 L3
The Physical Object
Pagination[iii]-xxviii, 630 p.
Number of Pages630
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6961125M
LC Control Number05033149
OCLC/WorldCa6260003

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The Great Exhibition of was held in London inside an enormous structure of iron and glass known as the Crystal Palace. In five months, from May to Octobersix million visitors thronged the gigantic trade show, marveling over the latest technology.

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The 15th of October marked the closure of The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in the Crystal Palace in London’s Hyde Park.

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