Crystal Palace, a cast-iron and glass building erected in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. Moved in 1854 to south London. Destroyed by fire in…
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London, England, Crystal Palace North Tower. The Crystal Palace Exhibition was the brainchild of Prince Albert. It was opened by Queen Victoria on May 1, 1851. There were more than 6 million visitors by closing day October 11. Once closed, the buildings were dismantled, moved to south London, and re-erected in the suburb that now bears its name.
The World's Fair; or children's prize gift book of the Great Exhibition of 1851. describing the Beautiful Inventions and Manufactures exhibited therein, with Pretty Stories about the People who have made and sent them; and how they live when at Home. London, Thomas Dean and Son; Ackermann and Co.