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General Guide to the Crystal Palace and to Its Gardens and Park


Price: £12.95


Reproduction of 1873 guide book by Francis Kingston John Shenton

Detailed descriptions and many illustrations make this Guide a comprehensive overview, together with descriptions of the special courts and galleries. It also offers a walking tour around the park’s thematic gardens. The Geological Illustrations and Extinct Animals are described, including the famous dinosaurs of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Maps of the palace are included.

Contents:
Travel and admission arrangements to the palace
15 pages of contemporaneous advertisements
Alhambra Court
Animals' House
Aquarium, Marine
Archery Ground
Australasian Museum
Aviaries
Bear Pit
British China and Glass Court
Byzantine Court
Carriage Department
Cricket Ground
Crystal Palace, The Building
Egyptian Court
Elizabeth Vestibule
English Landscape Garden
Entrances
Ethnological Illustrations
Extinct Animals
Fine Arts Courts
Foreign Glass Court
Foreign Manufactures Court
Fountains, The
Galleries, The
Gardens and Park
Geological Illustrations
Greek Court
Industrial Department
Introduction
Italian Court
Italian Vestibule
Italian Gardens
Library
Machinery Department
Manufacturing Court
Mediæval Court (German)
Mediæval Court (English)
Mediæval Court (French and Italian)
Modern Sculpture
Monkeys
Music Court
Natural History Illustrations
Nave and Transepts, Collections in
Picture Gallery
Pompeian Court
Pompeii, Photosculptural views of
Reading Room, &c
Renaissance Court
Roman Court
School of Art, Science and Literature
Scientific and Book Court
Screen of Kings and Queens
Stationery Court
Terraces, The
Towers, The
Water Supply, The

131 pages 157 illustrations