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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.
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