skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
The Great Exhibition Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Great Exhibition

Author: John R Davis
Publisher: Stroud : Sutton, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the world's first international exposition of manufactured goods, inventions, works of art and artefacts from many cultures. A showcase of British manufacturing supremacy, an educational extravaganza, a lesson to foreigners, and a deep source of public fascination, the Exhibition was closely connected with Queen Victoria's consort, Prince Albert, who put much effort into having it  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Davis
ISBN: 0750916141 9780750916141
OCLC Number: 59380509
Description: xvii, 238 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: The roots of the exhibition ; The royal commission ; An ordeal of doubt, discussion and even opposition ; Setting up shop ; The great exhibition experience ; Reactions to the exhibition ; Aftermath, results and conclusions
Responsibility: John R. Davis.

Abstract:

Running from May to October 1851, The Great Exhibition was the world's first international exposition of manufactured goods, inventions and artefacts from many cultures. This book provides a history  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/59380509<\/a>> # The Great Exhibition<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"59380509<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/stroud<\/a>> ; # Stroud<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/918097<\/a>> ; # Exhibitions<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/907.4421\/e21\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/wereldtentoonstellingen<\/a>> ; # Wereldtentoonstellingen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/great_exhibition_londres_grande_bretagne<\/a>> ; # Great exhibition : Londres, Grande-Bretagne)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/grossbritannien<\/a>> ; # Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Organization\/london<\/a>> ; # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/exhibitions_england_london_history_19th_century<\/a>> ; # Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/ausstellung<\/a>> ; # Ausstellung<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Event\/1800_1899<\/a>> ; # 1800-1899<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/expositions_internationales_grande_bretagne_londres_gb_19e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Expositions internationales--Grande-Bretagne--Londres (GB)--19e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Meeting\/weltausstellung_1851_london<\/a>> ; # Weltausstellung 1851 London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204271<\/a>> ; # England--London.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/ausstellungsbau<\/a>> ; # Ausstellungsbau<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/69165647<\/a>> ; # John R. Davis<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"The roots of the exhibition ; The royal commission ; An ordeal of doubt, discussion and even opposition ; Setting up shop ; The great exhibition experience ; Reactions to the exhibition ; Aftermath, results and conclusions<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/20595871<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"The Great Exhibition<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"59380509<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509#PublicationEvent\/stroud_sutton_1999<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Agent\/sutton<\/a>> ; # Sutton<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviews<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509#Review\/1287520960<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780750916141<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GBA011923<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GB99X5841<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/907.4421\/e21\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Agent\/sutton<\/a>> # Sutton<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sutton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Event\/1800_1899<\/a>> # 1800-1899<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"1800-1899<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Meeting\/weltausstellung_1851_london<\/a>> # Weltausstellung 1851 London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Meeting<\/a>, schema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/london<\/a>> ; # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Weltausstellung 1851 London<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Organization\/london<\/a>> # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"London<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/grossbritannien<\/a>> # Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Gro\u00DFbritannien<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/london<\/a>> # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"London<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/stroud<\/a>> # Stroud<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Stroud<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/ausstellung<\/a>> # Ausstellung<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ausstellung<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/ausstellungsbau<\/a>> # Ausstellungsbau<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ausstellungsbau<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/exhibitions_england_london_history_19th_century<\/a>> # Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85046354<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/expositions_internationales_grande_bretagne_londres_gb_19e_siecle<\/a>> # Expositions internationales--Grande-Bretagne--Londres (GB)--19e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Expositions internationales--Grande-Bretagne--Londres (GB)--19e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/great_exhibition_londres_grande_bretagne<\/a>> # Great exhibition : Londres, Grande-Bretagne)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great exhibition : Londres, Grande-Bretagne)<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Topic\/wereldtentoonstellingen<\/a>> # Wereldtentoonstellingen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Wereldtentoonstellingen<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204271<\/a>> # England--London.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"England--London.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/918097<\/a>> # Exhibitions<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Exhibitions<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/69165647<\/a>> # John R. Davis<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1965<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Davis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"John R.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"John R. Davis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780750916141<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0750916141<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780750916141<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/59380509<\/a>> ; # The Great Exhibition<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-04-28<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509#PublicationEvent\/stroud_sutton_1999<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Place\/stroud<\/a>> ; # Stroud<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/20595871#Agent\/sutton<\/a>> ; # Sutton<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/59380509#Review\/1287520960<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/59380509<\/a>> ; # The Great Exhibition<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the world\'s first international exposition of manufactured goods, inventions, works of art and artefacts from many cultures. A showcase of British manufacturing supremacy, an educational extravaganza, a lesson to foreigners, and a deep source of public fascination, the Exhibition was closely connected with Queen Victoria\'s consort, Prince Albert, who put much effort into having it sited in Hyde Park against stiff opposition.\" \"The Great Exhibition ran from May to October 1851 and in that time the 100,000 exhibits from 14,000 exhibitors were seen by over 6 million people who came to celebrate Britain\'s industrial ascendancy and a renewed confidence in the possibilities of peaceful social progress. Financially the Exhibition was a greater success than anyone had dared hope, and the profit was invested in the advancement of education in art, industry and science at a new \'Albertopolis\' in Londoncontaining eventually the South Kensington museums, the Albert Hall, Royal College of Music and Imperial College of Science and Technology.\" \"This book provides a history of the way the Exhibition was organised and took place. It also delves further than any previous work into the Exhibition\'s wider significance, and the historical debates surrounding it.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Content-negotiable representations<\/p>\n