Crystal Palace

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Joseph Paxton 1851

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Crystal Palace Egyptian Court – Detail of the Philae Portico. Photographed in Dufay colour by Arthur Talbot – London August 1936 Old Egypt, Egypt Art, Luxor, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Egyptian Architecture, Art Ancien, Crystal Palace, African History

Crystal Palace Egyptian Court – Detail of the Philae Portico. Photographed in Dufay color by Arthur Talbot – London August 1936.

A group of men spring cleaning the glass roof of Crystal Palace in London, England in March 1930 Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, History Photos, History Facts

A group of men spring cleaning the glass roof of Crystal Palace in...

A group of men spring cleaning the glass roof of Crystal Palace in London, England in March 1930.

Cyrstal Palace Exhibition Building, London, constructed of cast iron & glass.English empire needed a place to exposition. First major prefabricated building (construction pieces premade). Destroyed by fire in Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, South London, London City, Victorian Era, London History, British History, Asian History

Cyrstal Palace Exhibition Building, London, constructed of cast iron & plate glass - 1854 to it's distruction by fire in 1936

Anerley Road with the Crystal Palace, South London, circa London History, Local History, British History, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London, London Bus, London City, Crystal Palace

1901: A Space Odyssey

legrandcirque: “ Anerley Road with the Crystal Palace, South London, ca. 1910. ”

A photograph of firemen at the Crystal Palace fire, Sydenham, London, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. London History, British History, Vintage London, Old London, Crystal Palace, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Palace London, Fire Fire

Crystal Palace fire | Science Museum Group Collection

A photograph of firemen at the Crystal Palace fire, Sydenham, London, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine (1906-1970) for the Daily Herald.

April The north tower of the Crystal Palace collapses after being deliberately destroyed Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Exhibition Building, Exhibition Space, London History, British History, Crystal Palace, Hyde Park

16th April 1941, The north tower of the Crystal Palace collapses...

16th April 1941, The north tower of the Crystal Palace collapses after being deliberately destroyed

Restoration of the Great Sphinx from The Louvre, on the grounds of the rebuilt Crystal Palace in south-east London. Documented by Philip H. Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Louvre, Exhibition, Expositions, Heritage Image

Victorian Britain

Discover historical sources and articles written by experts that reveal the everyday reality of living in Victorian Britain. The Victorian period in Britain was one of huge industrial and technological change, shocking divisions between rich and poor, sensational crimes, spectacular entertainments for the masses, and grand attempts to combat squalor and disease.

This photograph of 1854 shows the interior of the Crystal Palace in south London. The Crystal Palace housed the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in Exhibition Building, Exhibition Space, Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, The Woman In White, Palace Interior, Palace London, Glass Structure, London History

Interior view: Crystal Palace | Delamotte, Philip Henry | V&A Search the Collections

Photograph showing the Crystal Palace in South London, 1854. Museum Number 39289.

Architecture - The Crystal Palace, Hyde Park, London. Designed by Sir Joseph Paxton. Hyde Park, Architecture Images, Industrial Architecture, Victorian Architecture, South London, Old London, The Crystal Palace, Bauhaus, Black Butler

Your city's lost heritage: Buildings that should...

and knowing exeter, the pictures here are heartbreaking. On one hand modernisation wanted to create buildings with more integrity, and on the other hand...