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The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Abstract

This Sourcebook is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive selection of carefully edited primary material on the subject of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The book allows teachers and students to study the iconic event of the Victorian age in its original context through the eyes of those who witnessed and wrote about it. The sources reproduced here – many for the first time in their entirety – include excerpts from the official guidebook to the Exhibition, newspapers and magazines, diaries and correspondence, poetry and stories and the records and correspondence of the Royal Commissio ... More

Keywords: Victorians, Exhibitions, Display, Empire, Class, Gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099120
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.001.0001