Building for the 1862 International Exhibition, Cromwell Road, London: perspective from the Royal Horticultural Society's gardens

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RIBApix ref no RIBA68901
Architect/DesignerFowke, Francis (1823-1865)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1862
Image Date1862
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC131/27
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The exhibition was held on a site where today can be found the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum. The building itself was not as popular as its 1851 predecessor, the Crystal Palace, and consequently it was demolished in 1864 and the materials sold off, later to be reused in the Alexandra Palace.

Subject tags

Gardens, exhibition buildings, bandstands