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Architectural rendering - Original sketch of the Great Exhibition Building as submitted to the Royal Commissioners
  • Original sketch of the Great Exhibition Building as submitted to the Royal Commissioners
    Paxton, Joseph Sir, born 1803 - died 1865
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Original sketch of the Great Exhibition Building as submitted to the Royal Commissioners

  • Object:

    Architectural rendering

  • Place of origin:

    Chatsworth (made)

  • Date:

    1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paxton, Joseph Sir, born 1803 - died 1865 (designer)
    Chatsworth House Trust - Chatsworth House (Employer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and watercolour

  • Museum number:

    D.29-1905

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 45, box L

Physical description

The iron and glass conservatory-like design of the Paxton's Great Exhibition building is shown in this perspective drawing.

Place of Origin

Chatsworth (made)

Date

1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Paxton, Joseph Sir, born 1803 - died 1865 (designer)
Chatsworth House Trust - Chatsworth House (Employer)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 39 cm, Width: 56.5 cm

Descriptive line

Perspective drawing of the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851, by Sir Joseph Paxton. 13 5/8 x 20 5/8.

Subjects depicted

Great Exhibition Building; Architecture

Categories

The Great Exhibition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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