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Crystal Palace, and its contents

Crystal Palace, and its contents

being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations, 1851: embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings; with a copious analytical index.

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Published by W.M. Clark in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crystal Palace (London, England),
  • Decorative arts -- Exhibitions

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 424 p. (some fold.) :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17048460M

      Its construction is [ 18] ruder than that of the 'Palace,' but it is not on that account less effective. It appears to have been originally contemplated to fill the whole of this gigantic hall with cattle, &c., and to place the agricultural implements in a long narrow gallery intervening between it and the main building; but as the stock of. This book shows how Ford's first large automotive plant - the Crystal Palace - transformed the sleepy village of Highland Park, Michigan, into an industrial boomtown that later became an urban ghetto, and the first American city whose life and well-being depended entirely upon the employment and production policies of the automotive industry.

    When first opened to the public in , New York's Crystal Palace created a sensation. Those who had seen London's Crystal Palace, the structure it was openly intended to emulate, argued that America's copy far surpassed it. Built in what is today Bryant Park, a four-acre site between 40th and 42nd Streets, the colossus of glass and steel indeed seemed poised to displace the British original. Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August – 8 June ) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western : 3 August , Bedfordshire, England.

    The Crystal Palace and its Place in Structural History 18 International Journal of Space Structures V ol. 21 No. 1 03_Vol21_1_Addis 24/5/06 am Page 18Author: Bill Addis. The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are a series of sculptures of dinosaurs and other extinct animals, incorrect by modern standards, in the London borough of Bromley's Crystal Palace sioned in to accompany the Crystal Palace after its move from the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, they were unveiled in as the first dinosaur sculptures in the world.


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Internet Archive BookReader The Crystal Palace, and its contents: being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the great exhibition of the industry of all nations, embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings, with a copious analytical index. Issued in weekly parts, Oct. 4, Ma The Crystal Palace, and its contents: being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the great exhibition of the industry of all nations, embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings, with a copious analytical indexPages: The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of The exhibition took place from 1 May until 15 Octoberand more t exhibitors from around the world gathered in itssquare feet (92, m 2) exhibition space to display examples of technology developed in the Industrial ect: Joseph Paxton.

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The Crystal Palace and its contents; being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations5/5(1). Fascinating book, lots of illustrations so you get a feel of the scale of the Crystal Palace.

The quality of the paper and the printing are def not four star, more like its been run off on a poor office machine. However there is loads of information here and I have already show the book to several and its contents book and it is quite a talking point - wish Cited by:   The Crystal Palace, and its contents being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the great exhibition of the industry of all nations, embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings, with a copious analytical index.

Published by W.M. Clark in London. The Crystal Palace is the second novel in "The Book of Elementals" series by Phyllis Eisenstein. (The first novel Sorcerer's Son was first published as a mass market paperback from Del Rey Books in ) The Crystal Palace was originally released in as a mass-market paperback from was last in-print in both hardcover and trade paperback in the omnibus volume The Book of Author: Phyllis Eisenstein.

8) The Crystal Palace, and its contents - being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the great exhibition of the industry of all nations, embellished with upwards of five hundred engravings, with a copious analytical index ()5/5(1). The Crystal Palace as winter garden.

Artist Name: Unknown Illustration Subject: Buildings & monuments Technique: Wood engraving Format: Landscape (wider) Source: The Boston Public Library, the Internet Archive Book Title: The Crystal Palace, and its contents Author(s): Anonymous Publisher: London: W.

Clark, Open Library: View record. The Crystal Palace established an architectural standard for later international fairs and exhibitions that likewise were housed in glass conservatories, the immediate successors being the Cork Exhibition ofthe Dublin and New York City expositions ofthe Munich Exhibition ofand the Paris Exposition of For a number of years the Crystal Palace was the site of shows.

Crystal Palace is an area in South London, England, named after the Crystal Palace Exhibition building which stood in the area from until it was destroyed by fire in Approximately 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Charing Cross, it includes one of the highest points in London, at feet ( m), offering views over the capital.

The area has no defined boundaries and straddles five Country: England. The new book “The Finest Building in America: The New York Crystal Palace ” by Edwin G. Burrows (Oxford University Press), out now, tells the tale, starting with the building’s.

The Crystal Palace: Its Architectural History and Constructive Marvels by Peter Berlyn and Charles Fowler, Jnr. Engravings by George Samuel Measom (. Book, Print in English The Crystal palace, and its contents: being an illustrated cyclopaedia of the Great exhibition of the industry of all nations.

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We have a wide range of books about most apects of the Crystal Palace, its prominent people and the local area. Many are published by the Crystal Palace Foundation or are available exclusively from us.

The Great Exhibition of and the Crystal Palace which housed it together became a British icon, a symbol of free trade, and a national success funded not only by taxes but by public subscription.

Though the Palace itself was banished to Sydenham, to leave Hyde Park free for Londoners, the Commission was re-invented under Prince Albert to spend the profits for the. 23 February Crystal Palace v Newcastle United.

Academy Redevelopment. Watch Van Aanholt's spectacular winner for free now. 23 February Yesterday's well-deserved three points against Newcastle United saw Crystal Palace move to 33 points from 27 games - the club's highest ever points total in the Premier League at this stage. The Crystal Palace book.

Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cray and his friend Feldar Sepwin, a seer, craft a mirror of silv /5. Also included are views of the Crystal Palace when it was rebuilt after the fire and then when it was destroyed again by fire in The book also tells the story of this legendary Victorian pleasure dome and its many incarnations.

Much of our previous knowledge of this important building and its contents came almost entirely from. Thousands of men enter the crystal palace yearly. In time they must make a choice: accept the numbing security of big corporation life or revolt against submission. Especially in times of economic upheaval, this book makes the reader question their fear of loosing a job at a large corporation/5.

boasted the Chronicle, comparing the opening of the Crystal Palace, newly installed on the crown of Sydenham Hill in South London, to that of the Great Exhibition (figure ).

1 Many contemporary commentators deemed the Sydenham Palace’s contents superior, the building more spectacular.Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace was the first public building to omit references to the past.

Amid the historicist debates and "battle of the styles" of midth-century Britain, Paxton's design was rational and straightforward. His glass-and-iron palace for London's international .THE CRYSTAL PALACE, LONDON The Crystal Palace Exhibition Building in Hyde Park, using prefabricated parts, took only some 17 weeks to erect, opening in with a plan area about 6 times that of St Paul’s Cathedral.

The top drawing shows the boilerhouse (foreground) which supplied.