Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, London: perspective showing Queen Victoria and Prince Albert attending the opening ceremony of the Great Exhibition of 1851, surrounded by crowds of onlookers

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RIBApix ref no RIBA31438
Architect/DesignerPaxton, Sir Joseph (1803-1865)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1851
Image Date1851
ViewInterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC180
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: 'The Inauguration', from Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, Dickinson Brothers, (London, 1854).

Subject tags

Exhibitions, exhibition buildings, fountains, royal ceremonies, visits, Feature: High Tech Precursors of High Tech