01/05/1851 Great Exhibition opens in the Crystal Palace, London
London Tour 6 The Crystal Palace
The Crystal Palace (1851-1936), rare footage 1935.
The story of the Great Exhibition – Part 1
An illustrated tour of the Great Exhibition of 1851 – Part 2
The Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations took place at the Crystal Palace, in London's Hyde Park. It was a temporary structure made of cast-iron and plate-glass. 25 countries participated in the event and it was attended by many famous people of the time. It was organized by Henry Cole and Prince Albert.