GREAT EXHIBITION - PEEPSHOWS Telescopic View of the Interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition
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GREAT EXHIBITION - PEEPSHOWS Telescopic View of the Interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition
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GREAT EXHIBITION - PEEPSHOWS
LANE (CHARLES A., publisher) Telescopic View of the Interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition, first edition, 10 hand-coloured lithographed panels (including title), in concertina form allowing a view along the interior of the "Crystal Palace", fountains decorated with glitter, upper panel with a perspex circular viewing hole, upper panel with a perspex circular viewing hole, original slipcase with lithographed paper label, split at sides, Charles Lane, 3 June, 1851; Lane's Telescopic View of the Ceremony of Her Majesty Opening the Great Exhibition of All Nations. Designed by Rawlins, 7 hand-coloured lithographed plates (including title) in concertina form allowing a view along the interior, original slipcase with lithographed pictorial label, split at sides, C. Lane, 15 August, 1851, 8vo (2)

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  • Two fine peepshows, each in their original slipcases, depicting the grandeur of the central nave of the Paxton's Great Exhibition building.
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