Great Exhibition, the

Great Exhibition, the

the first industrial exhibition, promoted by Prince Albert and held in Hyde Park in Crystal Palace. [Br. Hist.: Payton, 285]
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The Great Exhibition, the brainchild of Prince Albert, was opened with considerable pomp by Queen Victoria and attracted huge numbers of visitors.
After the Great Exhibition, the original Crystal Palace was dismantled and in 1854 a larger version was erected on Sydenham Hill in Penge, easily accessible from central London by train.

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