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Exhibition Building, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/8

Scope and Contents

199 x 140 mm. A view looking across the lake in Carlton Gardens to the Exhibition Buildings, with a central arched entrance which has behind it a large dome. Built in 1879-80 for the International Exhibition, it was the central landmark of the city for many years. Designed by Joseph Reed, the building cost £246,000 and contained 22 acres of floor space.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1901


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2016-03-16 09:27:44+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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