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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61)

10 Aug 1851. Prince Albert's memorandum 10 Aug 1851

Bound printed papers; mounted | 1 document (10 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/19/69

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Printed copy of Prince Albert's memorandum 'Observations on the Application of the Surplus of the Exhibition of 1851'. This includes purchasing the Kensington Gore estate, placing on it four great institutions (raw materials, machinery, manufacturing, plastic art), a library, lecture rooms, an exhibition area and rooms for meetings and discussion, plus moving learned societies on to the site.