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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.

Travel and admission arrangements to the palace
15 pages of contemporaneous advertisements
Alhambra Court
Animals' House
Aquarium, Marine
Archery Ground
Australasian Museum
Bear Pit
British China and Glass Court
Byzantine Court
Carriage Department
Cricket Ground
Crystal Palace, The Building
Egyptian Court
Elizabeth Vestibule
English Landscape Garden
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
Italian Court, Vestibule and Gardens
Machinery Department
Manufacturing Court
English and German Mediæval Courts
French and Italian Mediæval Courts
Modern Sculpture
Music Court
Natural History Illustrations
Nave and Transepts Collections
Picture Gallery
Pompeian Court
Pompeii Photosculptural views
Reading Room, &c
Renaissance Court
Roman Court
School of Art, Science and Literature
Scientific and Book Court
Screen of Kings and Queens
Stationery Court
Water Supply

Paperback 131 pages 157 illustrations