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The Crystal Palace

Crystal_Palace_General_view_from_Water_Temple 1855
The Crystal Palace, seen here in 1854 had, in its time, the largest amount of glass ever seen in a building.
It was built to house the Great Exhibition of 1851, and lasted until 1936, when it was destroyed by fire.

Crystal_Palace_General_view_from_Water_Temple 1855

Original B&W photo.

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