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The Great Exhibition : a documentary history

edited by Geoffrey Cantor.
  • London : Pickering & Chatto, 2013.
  • 4 volume(s). : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • I. Organizing the Exhibition
  • [Henry Cole and Francis Fuller], `Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations', Morning Post (1849)
  • [Anon.], `Works of Industry of All Nations', Ipswich Journal (1849)
  • [Anon.], `Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations', The Times (1849)
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in 1851', The Times (1849)
  • [`Queen Victoria's Warrant Creating the Royal Commission'], London Gazette (1850)
  • `Minutes of the First and Second Meetings of the Commissioners Appointed by Her Majesty for Promotion of the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, to be Holden in the Year 1851' (1852)
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition of Industry, 1851. Meeting at the Mansion-House', The Times (1850)
  • Westminster Meeting, 21 February 1850
  • [Anon.], `Industrial Exhibition of 1851', The Times (1850)
  • Samuel Wilberforce, On the Dignity of Labour (1850)
  • [Anon.], `The Exhibition of All Nations. Grand Banquet at the Mansion-House', The Times (1850)
  • `Building for the Great Industrial Exhibition, to be Erected in Hyde-Park'
  • [Engraving], Illustrated London News (1850)
  • `Copy of a Letter Addressed by the Commissioners of the Exhibition of 1851 to the Lords of the Treasury, Enclosing Memorandum as to the Site of the Exhibition Building in Hyde Park' (1850)
  • `Hyde Park
  • Exhibition of 1851', Hansard (1850)
  • [Anon.], `The Dinner to Mr Paxton at Derby', Daily News (1851)
  • Two Prefatory Essays to the Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue
  • Henry Cole, `Introduction' (1851)
  • M. Digby Wyatt, `The Construction of the Building' (1851)
  • II. Reactions to the Proposed Exhibition
  • [Anon.], `The Building for the Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851', The Athenaeum (1850)
  • Discussion following M. Digby Wyatt's paper `On the Construction of the Building for the Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in 1851', Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1850-1)
  • `Helix
  • [William Bridges Adams], `The Industrial Exhibition of 1851', Westminster Review (1850)
  • [Anon.], `Address', The Expositor (1850)
  • II. Reactions to the Proposed Exhibition (continued) John Bull on the Offensive
  • [Anon.], `Hyde Park in 1851', John Bull (1850)
  • [Anon.], `Collateral Blessings of the Exhibition of 1851', John Bull (1850)
  • [Anon.], `The World's Raree Show', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Glass House Tyranny', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The World's Show and the World's Democracy', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Latest Invention for the Crystal Palace', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Gathering of All Vagabonds', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], `Her Majesty at the Crystal Palace', John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], [Editorial], John Bull (1851)
  • `A Constant Reader', `The Archbishop at the Crystal Palace' [letter], John Bull (1851)
  • [Anon.], [Editorial], John Bull (1851), extract
  • Tory Reactions
  • [W. E. Aytoun], `The Proposed Exhibition of 1851', Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1850)
  • [Anon.], `London in 1851', Fraser's Magazine (1851)
  • Responses by Radicals
  • [Anon.], `Great Meeting at the Literary and Scientific Institution, John Street, Fitzroy Square', Northern Star and National Trades' Journal (1850)
  • `Thalaba Academicus', `The Great Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations. The Great Humbug of 1851', Northern Star and National Trades' Journal (1850)
  • `Gracchus', `The Monster Bubble of 1851', Reynolds's Weekly Newspaper (1850)
  • Advantages of the Exhibition
  • William W. Pickvance, Prize Essay, on the Advantages Working Men Will Derive by Visiting the Exhibition of 1851 (1850)
  • Louis Alexis Chamerovzow, The Industrial Exhibition of 1851: Being a Few Observations upon the General Advantages which May Be Expected to Arise from It
  • [1851])
  • Manufacturers Debate the Exhibition
  • `A Late Manufacturer', The Great Industrial Exhibition, in 1851. The Disastrous Consequences which are Likely to Arise to the Manufacturing Trade of this Country, from the Carrying Out of the Proposed Great Industrial Exhibition of All Nations, in 1851
  • [1850]
  • William Felkin, The Exhibition of 1851 and the Products of Industry of All Nations. Its Probable Influence upon Labour and Commerce (1851)
  • Three Religious Responses
  • [John Gifford Bellett], Belshazzar's Feast in its Application to the Great Exhibition (1851)
  • John Charles Whish, The Great Exhibition Prize Essay (1851), extract
  • George Clayton, Sermons on the Great Exhibition ([1851])
  • Patent Problem
  • [T. S. Browne], `Patent-Law Reform' [editorial], Engineer and Machinist, and Engineering and Scientific Review (1850-1), extract
  • [Anon.], `Patent-Law Reform Association', Engineer and Machinist, and Engineering and Scientific Review (1850--1)
  • F. W. Campin, `Patent Law and the Great Exhibition' [letter], Engineer and Machinist, and Engineering and Scientific Review (1850-1)
  • Charles Babbage, The Exposition of 1851; or, Views of the Industry, the Science, and the Government of England (1851), extract
  • Pacifist and Abolitionist Perspectives
  • M. C. J., `The Great Exhibition
  • Weapons of Warfare' [letter], Art-Journal (1850)
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition and American Slavery' [editorial], Anti-Slavery Reporter and Aborigines' Friend (1851)
  • M. D., `Contribution of the Products of Aborigines to the Industrial Exhibition of 1851' [letter], The Athenaeum (1850)
  • [George Frederick Collier], The Philosopher's Mite to the Great Exhibition of 1851 ([1850])
  • III. Opening on 1 May 1851
  • Anticipating the Exhibition
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • William Makepeace Thackeray, `May Day Ode', The Times (1851)
  • Opening Ceremony
  • [Anon.], `The Opening of the Great Exhibition', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • `Inauguration of the Great Exhibition Building by Her Majesty, May 1, 1851' [engraving], Illustrated London News (1851)
  • `Opening of the Great Exhibition
  • the Royal Procession' [engraving], Illustrated London News (1851)
  • Queen Victoria's Journal, 30 April and 1 May 1851
  • Good View of the Proceedings
  • [Sarah Ellis], `The Exhibition. Letter from a Country Visitor to her Friend in the North', Morning Call (1851)
  • `Opening of the Great Exhibition
  • Sketch of the Nave' [engraving], Illustrated London News (1851)
  • Mrs S. C. Hall [Anna Maria Fielding], `The First of May at the Great Exhibition', Art-Journal (1851)
  • Henry Mayhew and George Cruikshank, 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 (1851), extract
  • `Jules Janin on the Opening of the Great Exhibition', The Times (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Opening of the Great Exhibition', Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1851)
  • William Makepeace Thackeray, `What I Remarked at the Great Exhibition', Punch (1851)
  • IV. Guides to the Exhibition and Other Materials Addressed to Visitors
  • [Anon.], London as It Is To-Day: Where to Go, and What to See, during the Great Exhibition (1851), extract
  • [Henry Morley], `The Catalogue's Account of Itself', Household Words (1851)
  • Robert Hunt, Companion to the Official Catalogue. Synopsis of the Contents of the Great Exhibition of 1851 ([1851])
  • [George Cameron], A Visit to the Great Exhibition by One of the Exhibitors (1851)
  • Z. M. W., `A Lady's Glance at the Great Exhibition', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • Advice for Visitors Published in Contemporary Periodicals
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition', Family Economist (1851)
  • [Anon.], `Memorable Things in the Great Exhibition', Visitor, or Monthly Instructor (1851)
  • [Sarah Ellis], `The Exhibition. Letter from a Country Visitor to her Friend in the North', Morning Call (1851)
  • Poetry and Musical Entertainment for Visitors
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper, A Hymn for All Nations. 1851; Translated into Thirty Languages; (nearly Fifty Versions;) the Music Composed Expressly by S. Sebastian Wesley ([1851])
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper, `England's Welcome to the World: A Ballad for 1851', in Cithara: A Selection from the Lyrics of M.F. Tupper (1863)
  • Martin Farquhar Tupper, `The Great Exhibition: A Ballad for the Workmen', in Cithara: A Selection from the Lyrics of M. F. Tupper (1863)
  • `Chrystal Palace' [ballad] ([1851])
  • `The Exhibition and Foreigners' [ballad] ([1851])
  • `M. Jullien at the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens' [playbill] (1851)
  • Andrew Park, `The Glorious Exhibition' [musical score] ([c. 1851])
  • Religious Tracts for Visitors
  • [William Haig Miller], A Walk through the Crystal Palace ([1851])
  • [Anon.], An Address to Foreigners Visiting the Great Exhibition of Arts in London, 1851. The Scriptures and the Sabbath in England ([1851])
  • V. Visitors' Accounts
  • Visitors Came, Paid and Consumed
  • `Appendix No. XVI. Return Showing the Amount of Receipts, the Number of Visitors, and the Largest Number in the Building at any Time, on Each Day that the Exhibition Was Open to the Public', in First Report of the Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, to the Right Hon Spencer Horatio Walpole [ect.]
  • `Appendix No. XVII. Return Showing the Number of Visitors and Receipts on the Same Days of Each Successive Week', in First Report of the Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, to the Right Hon Spencer Horatio Walpole (1852)
  • `Appendix No. XXIX. Return Showing the Quantity of Provisions of Each Kind Reported to Have Been Consumed during the Whole Time of the Exhibition', in First Report of the Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, to the Right Hon Spencer Horatio Walpole (1852)
  • `Rafraichissements ... par Thomas Masters' [menu] ([1851]) --
  • Contents note continued: John Tod, `Visit to London & "The Exhibition" June 21st 1851', extract
  • Clement Shorter, The Brontes Life and Letters (1908), extract
  • Journal of Gideon Mantell Surgeon and Geologist, ed. E. Cecil Curwen (1940), supplemented by The Unpublished Journal of Gideon Mantell 1819-1852, ed. John A. Cooper (2010), extract
  • `A Country Minister', `Notes of a Visit to the Great Exhibition', MacPhail's Edinburgh Ecclesiastical Journal (1851), extract
  • Accounts in Religious Periodicals
  • `Philo', `The Great Exhibition', United Presbyterian Magazine (1851)
  • J. A. C., `A Sunday School Teacher's Visit to the Great Exhibition in the Crystal Palace', Sunday School Teachers' Magazine and Journal of Education (1851)
  • Contrasting Perceptions
  • S. A., `Wanderings in the Crystal Palace', Art-Journal (1851)
  • Autobiography of Mary Smith, Schoolmistress and Nonconformist, A Fragment of a Life (1892), extract
  • V. Visitors' Accounts (continued)
  • French and German Perceptions of the Exhibition
  • John Lemoinne, `Letters of M. John Lemoinne', in [Anon.], The Great Exhibition, and London in 1851. Reviewed by Dr. Lardner, &c. (1852)
  • J. B., `A German's Letters from London to Friends at Home', The Expositor (1851)
  • American in London
  • Elihu Burritt's Journal, 1851, extract
  • Elihu Burritt's Letters to Anna M. Southall, 1851, extract
  • Elihu Burritt's Speech to the Peace Congress, in Report of the Proceedings of the Fourth Peace Congress, Held at Exeter Hall, London, on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th July, 1851 (1851)
  • Robert Franklin, Wanderings in the Crystal Palace ([1851])
  • Thomas Onwhyn, Mr & Mrs John Brown's Visit to London to See the Grand Exposition of All Nations ([1851])
  • Fictional Accounts of the Exhibition
  • [William Henry Smith], `Voltaire in the Crystal Palace', Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1851)
  • J. W. R., `A Vision in the Crystal Palace', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • VI. Perspectives on the Exhibition
  • `Ion' [George Jacob Holyoake], `Progress of the People: The Workman and the Exhibition', The Leader (1851)
  • Who Will Benefit from the Exhibition?
  • [Anon.], `What the Richer Are We?' [editorial], The Expositor (1851)
  • [Anon.], `How to Get On. A Royal Day for Working Men' [editorial], The Expositor (1851)
  • [Anon.], `A Word to our Brethren the Operatives, as to their Present Position, and their Chances of Bettering Themselves' [editorial], The Expositor (1851)
  • [Anon.], `Thoughts on the Great Exhibition', Monthly Christian Spectator (1851)
  • Contrasting Religious Interpretations
  • William Conway, The Great Exhibition an Opportunity to Promote the Glory of God. A Sermon Preached at the Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Rochester, on Sunday, May 4, 1851 (1851)
  • [Anon.], The World's Great Assembly ([1851])
  • John Morison, The Unity of Race, with its Correlative Claims: Thoughts Suggested by the Great Exhibition (1851)
  • Contrasting Attitudes to Taste and Design
  • Richard Redgrave, `Supplementary Report on Design', in Reports of the Juries on the Subjects in the Thirty Classes into which the Exhibition was Divided (1852), extract
  • [Anon.], `Ecclesiological Aspect of the Great Exhibition', The Ecclesiologist (1851)
  • Contributions of Sheffield and India
  • [Anon.], `Sheffield Contributions to the World's Fair', Illustrated Exhibitor ([1852])
  • [Anon.], `India and Indian Contributions to the Industrial Bazaar', Illustrated Exhibitor ([1852])
  • Edward Forbes, `On the Vegetable World as Contributing to the Great Exhibition', in Art-Journal Illustrated Catalogue: The Industry of All Nations 1851 (1851)
  • Cultural Comparisons and Contrasts
  • [Anon.], `On the Products of Industry of Aboriginal Races at the Great Exhibition', Colonial Intelligencer and Aborigines' Friend (1850-2)
  • [Charles Dickens and Richard Horne], `The Great Exhibition and the Little One', Household Words (1851)
  • P. D., `The Great Exhibition
  • What It Is', Hogg's Instructor (1851)
  • Encounters with Nude Statuary
  • [Anon.], [Editorial], Morning Chronicle (1851)
  • [Anon.], `Rochfort Clarke's "Sermons in Stone"', Punch (1851)
  • VII. Closing Ceremony and Assessments
  • Closing Ceremony
  • [Anon.], `Final Closing of the Great Exhibition', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • `Close of the Great Exhibition' [engraving], Illustrated London News (1851)
  • Attitudes towards the Closure of the Exhibition
  • [Anon.], `Our Last Look at the Great Exhibition', The Appeal (1851)
  • S. A., `Wanderings in the Crystal Palace', Art-Journal (1851)
  • H. S., `Thoughts on the Closing of the Crystal Palace', The Friend (1851)
  • [Anon.], `Lines to be Recited on the Closing of the Exhibition', Punch (1851)
  • `Closing of the Exhibition' [cartoon], Punch (1851)
  • `Heads of the People on the Removal of the Crystal Palace' [cartoon], Punch (1851)
  • `Praise and Pudding' [cartoon], Punch (1851)
  • Continuing Controversies
  • `Gracchus', `Last Words on the Exhibition', Reynolds's Newspaper (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition Awards (Second Notice)', Illustrated London News (1851)
  • [Anon.], `The Great Exhibition: A Thanksgiving Service at Exeter Hall', in The Great Exhibition. Forty-Four Sermons Delivered in Exeter Hall ... Selected from the Penny Pulpit ([1851]), extract
  • What Is to Become of Paxton's Palace?
  • Joseph Paxton, What Is to Become of the Crystal Palace? (1851)
  • `An Appeal to the Public' [cartoon], Punch (1851)
  • William Whewell, `General Bearings of the Great Exhibition', in Lectures on the Results of the Great Exhibition of 1851: Delivered before the Society of Arts Manufactures and Commerce at the Suggestion of H. R. H. Prince Albert (1852).
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9781848933552 (hbk.)
  • 184893355X (hbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 835973737
  • OCLC: 835973737