The Great Exhibition of 1851: Global Culture and Industry Comes to London

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

141 Days Celebrating Global Culture and Industry All eyes were on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as the Great Exhibition celebrating international culture and industry opened on May 1, 1851. Until then, similar exhibitions took place on a smaller, national level. Upon return from an exhibition in Paris, Henry Cole brought the idea of an [...]