Crystal Palace

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Fair:Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Artist/Architect:Paxton, Joseph, Sir, 1803-1865
Description:Gelatin silver print: black and white, 1 image
Format:Gelatin silver print
Caption:The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was the first World's Fair. Joseph Paxton designed the Crystal Palace, a glass-and-iron structure modeled on a horticultural conservatory, which was then constructed by the firm of Fox and Henderson in Hyde Park in 1850-51. The Crystal Palace served as the single building housing the exhibitions at this fair.
Content:Gelatin silver print
Fair Building:Crystal Palace. Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Topics:Glass and iron structures
Places:Hyde Park
Places:London, England
Builder/Engineer:Fox, Henderson & Co.
Paging Number: 1851-lon-20-0001
Location:Box E
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