A telescopic view comprising a colored lithographed title bound with glazed hole for viewing the five colored lithographed cut-out interiors and background which form the perspective view, joined to the title bound with white linen sides.
The Great Exhibition, sometimes goes by the Crystal Palace Exhibition, was the first in a series of World's Fair exhibition of culture and industry that were to become popular in the 19th century. The Great Exhibition in London was organized by Henry Cole and Price Albert. Among those that attended the events were Charles Darwin, Charlotte Bronte, Lewis Carroll and George Eliot.
|Author||Thomas J Rawlins, illustrator|
Toy and movable books -- Specimens.
Toy and movable books.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Pictorial works.
|Title||Lane's telescopic view of the Great Exhibition, 1851; Telescopic view of the interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition; Telescopic view of the Great Exhibition|
|Physical Description||10 prints : lithograph ; 17 x 19 cm. - The book is 6 x 6 1/2" and extends to 20 inches.|