Plaque

Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW

Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW
Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW
Inscription

700 tons of wrought iron
3800 tons of cast iron
24 miles of wooden guttering
over a mile of mahogany handrails
293,655 panes of glass

The Great Exhibition of the works of industry of all nations & Crystal Palace building
Hyde Park 1851

Site: Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW (1 memorial)

SW7, West Carriage Drive - near, West Carriage Drive - near

In our photo the romantic couple are just about to walk over the plaque. See the plaque at the entrance for more information about these 5 plaques.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW

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Great Exhibition

From the V&A website: "The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of a...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - NW

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The Royal Parks

Manages 8 major Royal Parks covering 5,000 acres:  Bushy Park (with the Longf...

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Virginia Nimarkoh

Artist based in London.

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