Image Credits

Clayton, George. Sermons on the Great Exhibition. London: Benjamin L. Green, 1851. Image Credits: Internet Archive. Public Domain.

Dickinsons Brothers. Crystal Palace from the Northeast. 1852. Painting, in Dickinsons' Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851 (London, 1852, Dickinson Brothers), Public Domain.

Illustrated Exhibitor, Tribute to the World's Industrial Jubilee; Sketches, by Pen and Pencil, of the Principal Objects in the Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations. London: John Cassell, 1851. Image Credit: Hathi Trust. Public Domain.

Lami, Eugène. Opening of the Great Exhibition. 1851. Painting, 62.8 x 49.6 cm (24.7 x 19.5 in).,_1_May_1851_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg. Image Credit: Royal Collection Trust. Public Domain.

Mayhew, Henry, and Cruikshank, George. 1851: Or, The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and Family, Who Came up to London to Enjoy Themselves and to See the Great Exhibition. London: George Newbold, 1851. 65234. Image Credits: Project Gutenberg. Public Domain.

McNeven, J. The Foreign Department, Viewed Towards the Transept. 1851. Print, 29.4 x 46.6 cm (11.6 x 18.3 in), Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, Public Domain.

Moore, Daniel. What Have They Seen in Thine House? Or Reflections on the Opening of the Great Exhibition: A Sermon. London: Derby & Son, 1851.;_a_sermon_preached_on_Sunday_morning,_April_27th,_1851_(IA_1851WhatHaveTheySeenInThineHouse).pdf&page=5. Image Credits: Internet Archive. Public Domain.

Read & Co. Engravers & Printers. The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park for Grand International Exhibition of 1851. 1851. Print, 25.3 x 38.4 cm (9 15/16 x 15 1/8 in), Domain.

Stuart Wortley, Emmeline. On the Approaching Close of the Great Exhibition, and Other Poems. London: W. N. Wright, 1851. goog/page/n4/mode/2up. Image Credits: Internet Archive. Public Domain.

Wikimedia Commons. Plan of the Crystal Palace. 1851. Drawing. Public Domain.



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