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Permanent Building-from Nicholson Street, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/1

Scope and Contents

290 x 234 mm. A view looking over the lake in Carlton Gardens towards the building with its huge central dome. Designed by the architects Reed and Barnes, it covered over 20 acres together with the temporary annexes. One of the triumphs of the building, and of the exhibition, was an electricity generator which cost £60,000 to install.


  • Creation: 1880


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

poor condition.

Finding aid date

2019-11-11 12:26:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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