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Childers, Joseph W.

Victorian Prism

Refractions of the Crystal Palace Edited by James Buzard, Joseph W. Childers, and Eileen Gillooly

From the moment it opened on the first of May in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, the Great Exhibition of 1851 was one of the defining events of the Victorian period. It stood not only as a visible symbol of British industrial and technological progress but as a figure for modernity... More