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The Crystal Palace Quadrille

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stannard & Dixon (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, lithography, hand coloured

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Baynton-Williams, London in 1968.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 133, box A

Physical description

Lithographic print in black with colours added by hand. The design consists of a view of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, with groups of people, some in foreign costume.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1851 (made)


Stannard & Dixon (printers)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, lithography, hand coloured


Length: 33.5 cm, Width: 25 cm

Descriptive line

Victorian music title: 'The Crystal Palace Quadrille', composed in honour of the Great Exhibition 1851, lithograph in black with hand-colouring, printed by Stannard and Dixon, 1851

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1968


Printer's ink; Paper


Lithography; Hand coloured


Music; Great Exhibition; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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