Sketch for the Crystal Palace

Sketch for the Crystal Palace

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Caption: Sketch for the Crystal Palace, (Whole folio) Plan and elevation of the Crystal Palace, the building designed to house the Great Exhibition; the first ideas of Paxton, sketched on blotting paper while presiding at a Railway Committee in Derby on 18 June 1850. From an album compiled by R.H. Love Image taken from A Memorial of the Great Exhibition, 1851. Originally published in England Derby; 1850. Illustrated by Sir Joseph Paxton.

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