Plaque

Great Exhibition - Hyde Park - SE

Erection date: /5/2011

Inscription

Project funded by: public subscription
Cost of building and fittings: £200,000
Value of exhibits (excluding Koh-i-noor diamond): £2 million
Profits: £186,437
Profits fund site for cultural institutions on Exhbition Road.

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

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

SW7, South Carriage Drive

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 - SE

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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 - SE

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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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