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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Sir William Reid (1791-1858)

27 Sep 1850. Colonel Reid to Colonel Phipps 27 Sep 1850

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (8 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/4/133

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Letter describing the erection of the Crystal Palace including the first of the iron columns being installed and the concrete foundations. Also the number of foreigners requesting to visit public institutions in 1851 with special reference to Belgium and Russia.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir William Reid (1791-1858) (writer)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) (addressee)

  • 1 document (8 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence