The Crystal Palace and Park

Made:
1854 in London
maker:
Day and Son

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Print. The Crystal Palace and Park. Designed and executed by Sir Joseph Paxton. Copyright. / London, Printed and Published, May 25th 1854, under Authority of the Company, by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, in the Crystal Palace, & at 17, Gate St. Lin. Inn. Fields. - 1854. - Engraving; image 18.6x38.9cm on sheet 26.7x44cm. - Official souvenir of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, depicting the exterior of the huge iron and glass structure, glistening beneath a sunny cloudburst sky; landscape including fountains, artificial lake and gardens, islands with monsters (eg dinosaurs, dodo, mammoths); visitors enjoying the scene

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2002-610
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints

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