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Crystal Palace

‘Mother of the Forest’, 363 feet tall and thousands of years old. So naturally…

More history. Originally erected 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition. Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London, England.

Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London - pity this is no longer around

Queen Victoria opens the Great Exhibition in The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, in 1851.

Picture of Queen Victoria opening the Crystal Palace cast iron & plate glass Great Exhibition Building, London - 1851 to 1854 when it was dismantled and rebuilt at a permanent site at Penge, London.

Joseph Nash, The Opening of the Crystal Palace by Queen Victoria, June 10th 1854, Private Collection | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Crystal Palace, built in 1851 - Hyde Park, London by the brilliant gardener and architect Joseph Paxton. Housed The Great Exhibition, with inventions from all over the world.

The Crystal Palace, and Its Contents; Being an Illustrated Cyclopaedia of the Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations. Published by W. M. Clark. London. 1852.

The Crystal Palace, and Its Contents; Being an Illustrated Cyclopaedia of the Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations. Published by W.

The Great Exhibition, opened by Queen Victoria in 1851, was an enormous success; and when it was over, many people found that they had grown attached to the giant glasshouse, the Crystal Palace, which had been built specially for the exhibition.

The Great Exhibition, opened by Queen Victoria in was an enormous success; and when it was over, many people found that they had grown attached to the giant glasshouse, the Crystal Palace, which had been built specially for the exhibition.

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