Illuminated guide to the International exhibition (Google eBook)

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Page viii - ... O ye, the wise who think, the wise who reign, From growing commerce loose her latest chain, And let the fair white-wing'd peacemaker fly To happy havens under all the sky, And mix the seasons and the golden hours ; Till each man find his own in all men's good, And all men work in noble brotherhood, Breaking their mailed fleets and armed towers, And ruling by obeying Nature's powers, And gathering all the fruits of earth and crown'd with all her flowers.
Page viii - Exhibition of 18U2, beyond largely conducing to present enjoyment and instruction, will be hereafter recorded as an important link in the chain of International .Exhibitions, by which the nations of the world may be drawn together in the noblest rivalry, and from which they may mutually derive the greatest advantages.
Page iv - At 25 feet from the ground, a gallery run* at each side of the nave and transepts. There is more than a mile and a half of upper galleries, some 50 feet, and some 25 feet wide ; two courts, each 250 feet by 86 feet; two courts, each 250 feet by 200 feet ; two central courts, — that at the north, 150 feet by 86 ; that at the south, 150 feet by 150 feet. All these glass courts are 50 feet high, and lighted from above. The entrances to the industrial buildings...
Page viii - Amen" the National Anthem was again sung, and with this the music to the religious part of the ceremony came to a conclusion. The Duke of Cambridge then rose, and in a loud voice said : " By command of the Queen, I now declare the Exhibition open.
Page viii - Annuncia§ao, and Da Silva), five photographs, and a few woodcuts. ITALY was characteristically represented by about 40 architectural designs and 80 oil-paintings and drawings ; about 70 groups of statuary and busts — some of them by English artists formed the sculpture-class ; and the engravings reached 50. Francesco Harjez and Luigi...
Page iv - If all the eolumns were put end to end, they would extend from the Exhibition building either eastward as far as the London...
Page viii - Commissioners on this occasion ; and we beg to express our great gratitude to his Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Prussia and his Royal Highness Prince Oscar of Sweden for having honoured the Exhibition with their presence this day. We also offer our thanks to the Commissioners, British and foreign, who have assisted us in this work ; and we venture to express our confidence that this work will be thought worthy of ranking amongst the international exhibitions which in the future may periodically...
Page viii - Exhibition of 1862, 1 have the honour of presenting to your Royal Highness and the other Commissioners for opening the Exhibition a most humble address. We especially offer to her Majesty our condolence for the loss irreparable which her Majesty and the nation have sustained, and we thank her Majesty for allowing herself to be represented by your Royal Highness and the other Commissioners on this occasion ; and we beg to express our great gratitude to...
Page viii - Doekyard every day, from nine to eleven, and from half-past one to five pm in summer.
Page viii - ... and we beg to express our great gratitude to his Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Prussia and his Royal Highness Prince Oscar of Sweden for having honoured the Exhibition with their presence this day. We also offer our thanks to the Commissioners, British and foreign, who have assisted us in this work ; and we venture to express our confidence that this work will be thought worthy of ranking amongst the international exhibitions which in the future may periodically occur. Lord Granville then...

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