Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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The Crystal Palace: The Magnificent Building, for the World’s Fair of 1851ca. 1851
204 x 323 mm (8 x 12.7 in.)
Nathaniel Currier, American, (1813–1888)
- American Studies
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- Crystal Palace (London) - LC sh 88007225 is "Crystal Palace (London, England)"; shortened here to avoid ambiguity of comma in local display contexts.
- expositions - LCSH Link
- fairs - Use for exhibitions in which different exhibitors participate to publicize and promote their products, services, or activities, sometimes though not necessarily involving buying and selling, and often combined with entertainment. For meetings of buyers and sellers at stated times and places for the purpose of trade, use "markets (events)." [April 1996 scope note added; related term added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
- image Dimensions: 204 x 323 mm (8 x 12.7 in.)
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Nathaniel Currier, American, (1813–1888) . The Crystal Palace: The Magnificent Building, for the World’s Fair of 1851, ca. 1851. Color lithograph (chromolithograph) on soft wove paper. image : 204 x 323 mm (8 x 12.7 in.). Sheet : 325 x 445 mm (12.8 x 17.5 in.). DAC accession number 1975.20.3. Olin Library transfer, 1975. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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