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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Henry Cole (1808-82)

25 Feb 1865. Henry Cole to General Grey 25 Feb 1865

Loose manuscript papers; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/20/81

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Letter concerning the Albert Hall scheme, particularly Bowring's idea that if any seats are left unsold the Commission should agree to sell land to the developers in order to make up the shortfall and also the idea of suggesting to Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, that he purchase a box in the Albert Hall.
  • Creator(s)

    Henry Cole (1808-82) (writer)

    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Council on Education, Kensington Museum