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Preparing for the Exhibition

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how religious issues permeated preparations for the Exhibition. Most importantly, at the Mansion House banquet on 21 March 1850 Prince Albert unambiguously portrayed the ... More


Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Geoffrey Cantor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

New research challenges the standard portrayal of the Great Exhibition as a manifestly secular event confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing. This innovative ... More


Origins and organisation

Jonathon Shears (ed.)

in The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 presents material that records the origins of the ideas for the Exhibition in the discussions of Prince Albert, Henry Cole, and others. It contains the original Minutes of the Royal ... More


Introduction: Land and the Resorts

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight lies in a strategic position off the south coast of England, and for centuries it was commanded by a Governor with quarters in Carisbrooke ... More


England

Eliza Potter

in A Hairdresser's Experience in High Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833353
eISBN:
9781469605319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898666_potter.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Potter's arrival in London on the morning Prince Albert was to lay the corner-stone of the Royal Exchange. There was a crush of people in the streets; but as she was determined ... More


Afterword

Robert Adelson

in Erard: A Passion for the Piano

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565315
eISBN:
9780197565346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565315.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In December 2018, Queen Elizabeth II recorded her annual televised Christmas broadcast while seated in front of an astonishingly ornate Erard piano purchased by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert from ... More


Two Arrivals

Charles D. Ross

in Breaking the Blockade: The Bahamas during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831347
eISBN:
9781496831330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831347.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins with detailing the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Alfred Earnest Albert, second son of Queen Victoria and second in line to the throne, on the public wharf in Nassau. It ... More


An Education for the Whole People

Anton Howes

in Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182643
eISBN:
9780691201900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182643.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter emphasizes Henry Cole and Prince Albert's intention to create a top-down system of industrial education, as seen in countries like France. It discusses how Cole sought to align the Great ... More


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