Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Print after George Cruikshank
View from the S. W. Gallery of the Crystal Palace; royal party standing on dais with guard-of-honour on 3 sides; fountain to right; large crowds of spectators seated in galleries all around; exhibits with signs for each country around the room. 1851. Etching, hand-coloured.
Additional Makers: Publisher - David Bogue; Print maker - George Cruikshank
Inscription: Lettered with title, continuing: "...of all nations / By her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Vctoria and His Royal Highness Prince Albert on the 1st of May 1851 / The view is taken from the South West Gallery, at the time when the Archibishop is offering up a Prayer for the Divine blessing upon the objects of this Great Exhibition"; production detail: "Taken on the spot by George Cruikshank / Published by David Bogue, 86, Fleet Street, London, June 29th, 1851"
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