The Great Exhibition of 1851

A collection of cards, invitations, notepaper, song sheets, etc. relating to the Great Exhibition of 1851

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Title

A collection of cards, invitations, notepaper, song sheets, etc. relating to the Great Exhibition of 1851

Description

A scrapbook of material collected by Charles Wentworth Dilke. Includes correspondence, certificates, hymn cards, invitations, writing paper with Crystal Palace illustration letter heads, a menu for the Lord Mayor's Civic Banquet, and two original stitched cloth momentos stitched with a scriptural quotation and Prince Albert's insignia. Also includes 'Punch's Comic Guide to the Exhibition', 'Poor Richard's Penny Almanack' and six coloured see-through cards depicting the Crystal Palace and grounds.

Creator

NA

Publisher

George Vickers

Date

1850-1855

Rights

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Format

Physical

Language

English

Type

Scrapbook; Ephemera; Correspondence; Pamphlet

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Original Format

Scrapbook

Citation

NA, “A collection of cards, invitations, notepaper, song sheets, etc. relating to the Great Exhibition of 1851,” The Great Exhibition of 1851, accessed October 16, 2017, http://1851exhibition.org/items/show/72.

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