Prince Albert's Vision of Progress: The Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851
Prince Albert's Vision of Progress: The Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851
WhenSunday, November 17, 2019, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
CategoriesLectures & Discussions
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
VenueS. Dillon Ripley Center
Event LocationS. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit),
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With its curated displays of objects from all corners of the empire, the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations regaled the world as a testament to Britain’s industrial leadership and taste. Art historian Morna O'Neill examines how the Crystal Palace paved the way for subsequent international exhibitions, as well as for museums specializing in decorative art and industry. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1/2 credit)

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