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[Reading] ➼ World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Shaped a Nation Author Michael Leapman – 21st-century.co Conceived as a showcase for Britain's burgeoning manufacturing industries and the exotic products of its Empire the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace was Britain's first national spectacle This bConceived as a showcase for Britain's burgeoning manufacturing industries and the exotic products of its Empire the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace was Britain's first national spectacle This book examines the story of how the exhibition came into being; t.

He key characters who made it happen from Prince Albert who was credited with the idea to Thomas Cook whose cheap railway trips ensured its accessibility to all; and the tales behind the exhibitors and exhibits themselves from the Koh i noor diamond to the uirky.

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  1. Robert Godden Robert Godden says:

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  3. Sarah Sarah says:

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  4. Alexandra Needham Alexandra Needham says:

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  5. Norain Norain says:

    PDF World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Ú 21st century.co world epub, shilling epub, great kindle, exhibition book, 1851 kindle, shaped pdf, nation free, World for pdf, a Shilling mobile, a Shilling How the epub, for a Shilling book, for a Shilling How the pdf, World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Shaped a Nation KindleThe Great Exhibition was the shared ideas of a number of people among them Prince Albert who was ever eager to do something that would leave him a better name in the history book than just the Prince Consort husband of ueen Victoria Most chapters of this book told of the seuence of event chronologically the planning phases the designing and construction of Crystal Palace the opening ceremony all the way to the closing ceremony and what happened to the Palace after it was all over Among the most interesting things I found were a brief history of public toilet in London and the railway system


  6. Denise Denise says:

    PDF World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Ú 21st century.co world epub, shilling epub, great kindle, exhibition book, 1851 kindle, shaped pdf, nation free, World for pdf, a Shilling mobile, a Shilling How the epub, for a Shilling book, for a Shilling How the pdf, World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Shaped a Nation KindleThis book really satisfied my huge interest in Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibition It went into great detail about all aspects of the event from the building of the venue who was involved how it progressed what was diplayed the worldwide participants and visitors it attracted the


  7. Riley Riley says:

    PDF World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Ú 21st century.co world epub, shilling epub, great kindle, exhibition book, 1851 kindle, shaped pdf, nation free, World for pdf, a Shilling mobile, a Shilling How the epub, for a Shilling book, for a Shilling How the pdf, World for a Shilling How the Great Exhibition of 1851 Shaped a Nation KindleA short but enjoyable account of the planning operation and aftermath of the 1851 Great Exhibition I have always been fascinated by this event and was not disappointed by this book It contains fascinating insights into the Exhibition's evolution from a rough idea to a thriving enterprise which brought the great the good the enterprising and the exotic together for a few remarkable months as seen through the eyes of individuals and their experiences Well worth a read if you enjoy Exhibitions or VictorianIndustrial Revolution era history


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