The Transept

Made:
1851 in London

Print. Chromolithograph, 'The Transept', Plate 4, (Proof) of a set of four large prints commemorating the Opening of the Great Exhibition of 1851, [after paintings by Joseph Nash]. Printed and published by Dickinson Brothers, New Bond Street. [1851]. Image 54.5x75cm on card 71x88cm. Signed Joseph Nash in ink on extreme brc of image. Scene is inside Crystal Palace, the Transept looking north, during or just after the Opening Ceremony, at the junction of the India stand and the Crystal glass fountain; views of the structure of the building, the barrel arched roof; visitors sit or parade in depth among the tropical plants, elm trees, greenery and exhibits, scene with good natural light and general airiness

Details

Category:
Art
Identifier:
2000-226
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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