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Exhibition Fashions

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, woodblock print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Eric Hervey in 1969.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case U, shelf 8, box A

Physical description

Woodblock printed broadsheet on paper, with verse. Illustrated with 8 male heads of different nationalities and the head of Punch smoking cheroots or pipes.

Place of Origin

England (made)


c.1851 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, woodblock print


Height: 25.3 cm, Width: 18.8 cm

Object history note

From a group of Crystal Palace memorabilia which belonged to Gerald Smedley Hervey, MBE.

Descriptive line

Broadsheet, 'Exhibition Fashions' with verse. Woodcut, English, c.1851

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1969


Printer's ink; Paper




Great Exhibition; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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