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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Henry Cole (1808-82)

8 Jan 1863. Henry Cole to General Grey 8 Jan 1863

Loose manuscript papers; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/19/19

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Letter suggesting that the Commission should try to sell the whole of its estate to the Government for use by public institutions. Cole dismisses private house building around the main square because of the many chimneys involved. Also mentions the designs for the memorial and the possible glazing of the arcades.
  • 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
    Science and Art Department, South Kensington, London