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Albertopolis - the Creation of S. Kensington


The crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace 1851


The Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park made 120,000 profit.

The income was spent on purchasing the land to the around Exhibition Road.

Each institution was to be for the public good, with public galleries and lecture theatres.

Click here for essay on the Crystal Palace




Lecture by Kevin Flude - prepared for 'Creative Practice in Narrative Environments'

MA course at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design & developed for University College Worcester

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