Describes the origins of the Great Exhibition, the building of the Crystal Palace and the arrangement of the exhibition, transport arraangements, the British contributions, smaller sections on foreign and American contributions, and a general London Guide, including a section on exhibitions such as the Colosseum, the Cyclorama, the Diorama, Burford's Panorama, a Diorama of Australia, the Gallery of Illustration and its diorama of the overland route to India and Diorama of England, the new Oriental Diorama, the Cosmorama, Fremont's Panorama of California, and panoramas of the Nile, the Queen's visit to Ireland, New Zealand, Constantinople, India, and others. Illustrations are all of the Great Exhibition.

Item number 42700
Category Book
Type Exhibitions
Dimensions length 174mm; breadth 115mm; thickness 19mm
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Roberts Stephenson (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection