Opening of the Great Exhibition of All Nations

Made:
1856 in London
publisher:
Thomas Shotter Boys
artist:
Samuel Bellin
maker:
Henry Courtney Selous

Print, engraving, stipple and mezzotint: Opening of the Great Exhibition of All Nations by Her Majesty Queen Victoria 1851by Samuel Bellin, after the oil by H.C. Selous, published by Thomas Boys 407 Oxford Street, 1856. Image 74.5x105cm in platemark [sight] 84.5x108.7cm on sheet [sight] 85x112cm in frame 95.5x122.5x3cm. The official painting of the opening ceremony. - Placed against background of North Transept of Crystal Palace. Original by Selous in Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1988-1468
Measurements:
frame: 955 x 1225 x 30 mm
image: 745 mm x 1050 mm
platemark [sight]: 845 mm x 1087 mm
sheet [sight]: 850 mm x 1120 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • engraving
credit:
Grosvenor Prints
status:
Permanent collection

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