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1 The Great Exhibition

2 The Great Exhibition was designed and built in the same year of It was built and finished in 9 months. It was designed by Joseph Paxton.

3 The Building was built for different countries to come together and show of their finest creations as well as designs. Each country had a section place for their own space.

4 It was a structure made from iron and glass. It sparkled in the sun so it was soon named the Crystal Palace because it looked like crystal.

5 On the 1 st May, 1851, the grand opening of The Great Exhibition was presented by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of which they wanted the Crystal Palace to be built. Joseph Paxton ( the designer) put a lot of detail into the structure and built exactly!

6 The Palace was originally built in Hyde park before relocating to Penge Common

7 Inside the Great Exhibition were fully grown trees, a hardware section, fountains on the outside and inside and furniture from the Commonwealth.

8 The money which was raised from buying tickets helped make the Science Museum, The Imperial Science College, Royal College of art and The Royal College of Music.

9 Unfortunately there was a roaring inferno took place and The Great Exhibition burnt down to the ground. Unfortunately there was a roaring inferno in 1935 and The Great Exhibition was no more!


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