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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Sir Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews (1818-98)

9 Jun 1851. Dr. Lyon Playfair to Mr Garrard 9 Jun 1851

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/7/85

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Copy of a letter regarding the belief expressed by two sets of jurors that the Koh-i-noor diamond was a paste model and the idea that the lighting should be changed to dispel these fears.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews (1818-98) (writer)

    Mr Garrard (active 1851) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
    Language(s)
    English
  • Place of Production
    Exhibition Building, Kensington Road, London