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The Crystal Palace

London, United Kingdom
by Sir Joseph Paxton

The Great Exhibition was the first in the series of world's fair. It was an exhibition of culture and industry. It was organized by Henry Cole and Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert. It took place in Hyde Park in London, from May to October 1851 and was housed within the famous Crystal Palace..

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Sir Joseph Paxton

London, United Kingdom
born 1803, Milton Bryan

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world. Paxton was born in 1803, the seventh son of a farming..

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The Exposition Universelle in Paris, at the turn of the century, celebrated the arrival of a new century. Countries from around the world were invited to present their achievements and lifestyles, their similarities and differences. Despite showcasing many pioneering inventions, such as moving..

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