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  • Biography Of Alexander John Greenslade And Lady Mary Capelle

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    Alexander John Greenslade, Stepney, London, 1885. I was born to Lord John Greenslade and Lady Mary Capelle. In my early years, me and my kin took residency in Millbank road; walking distance from both the Palace of Westminster and Buckingham Palace. We lived in a white bricked mansion: five stories tall; a small porters lodge just outside the front door; white and gold incrusted foyer centred around a carpeted marble staircase, a glittering chandelier hanging from The Creation of Adam on the ceiling

  • Joseph Paxton 's Life And Accomplishments

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    Joseph Paxton Joseph Paxton was born in Milton Bryan in Bedfordshire, England on August 3rd 1803, he was the seventh son of a farmer, grew up in a big family. He was an English architect, gardener and also known for cultivating Cavendish bananas. 1The first time he introduced in this garden industry was when we obtained an employment opportunity at Battlesden Park. At the time he was 15 years old, and was became a garden boy. He switched couple of garden jobs until 1823, where he worked at Horticultural

  • The Crystal Palace And The Maison De Verre

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    The Crystal Palace, located in London, England, was constructed in 1851 by Joseph Paxton. Having been the world’s first structure to be built entirely out of glass, it has inspired and influenced many glass frame construction throughout the years. It held many exhibitions during its lifetime and hosted thousands of people from around the world. Unfortunately, the great Crystal Palace had a major design flaw that inevitable caused its great destruction: flammable wood flooring and glass frame work

  • Construction Of The Crystal Palace

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    The Crystal Palace can be described as a firm glass building that was initially made in Hyde Park, London, in order to be the home for the Great Exhibition of 1851. It was known that “14,000 exhibitors from all around organized together in the 990,000 square foot exhibition space in order to display models of technology that was developed during the Industrial Revolution.” () It was created and designed by a man named Joseph Paxton and is “three times bigger than St. Paul’s Cathedral.” () Once the

  • The Great Exhibition Of 1851 By Louis Haghe, Joseph Nash And David Roberts

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    Compiled in 1854 by Louis Haghe, Joseph Nash and David Roberts, Dickinson 's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851 reveals large amounts of information regarding exhibitionary cultures in the nineteenth century. The catalogue was produced for Prince Albert, who was the patron of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. This source suggests the Great Exhibition followed a similar trend how museums mainly operated in the nineteenth century. Most

  • art assignment Essay examples

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    Cited Getlein, Mark. Living With Art 9th Edition. McGraw-Hill, 2010: 197-99, 300. Print Piggott, Jan. Palace of the People: The Crystal Palace at Sydenham, 1854-1936. K. Hurst &Co. 78-79. Print Unknown. The History of the Light Bulb. Arizona State University. http://invsee.asu.edu/modules/lightbulb/meathist.htm. Website

  • Photograph of the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936 Essays

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    the Demolition of the Crystal Palace, 1936 The Crystal Palace designed by Joseph Paxton stood for eighty-five years. It succumbed to fire "at six o'clock on the evening of 30th November 1936" (Beaver, 141). A fire was discovered in the staff lavatory, and within minutes the whole structure was ablaze. The spectacular building was engulfed in fire as it dissolved into just a skeleton of its former structure. Paxton used innovative methods of construction on the Crystal Palace, greatly influenced

  • A Boy, a Dream, and the Crystal Palace

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    he exited the room. And so it began, all of England hurried around at the Queen's order. Hundreds were working fervently to make Albert's idea a success. When the Queen commissioned Joseph Paxton, the head gardener of the Duke, to design the Crystal Palace, he finished the plan in just ten days. Paxton had designed the first building that could be prefabricated and taken apart. “Ha,” my

  • The Crystal Palace Essay

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    The Crystal Palace During the 1800’s Great Britain’s empire stretched around the world, and with raw materials easily available to them this way, they inevitably began refining and manufacturing all stages of many new machines and other goods, distributing locally and globally. However, despite being the central ‘workshop of the world,’ Britain was not producing the highest quality of merchandise. When comparing factory-made products made in England to surrounding countries, most notably France

  • Introduction Of The Crystal Palace

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    INTRODUCTION It was like---like nothing but itself, unsurpassable, indescribable, unique, amazing, real! ----Talli’s History and Description of the Crystal Palace and the Exhibition of the World’s Industry in 1851 From 1837 to 1901, under the reign of Queen Victoria, Great Britain, with the supremacy of its Royal Navy, had largely fulfilled its ambition of global imperial expansion in Asia and Africa particularly. As the British Empire soon became the largest empire in history, this era was later

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