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The natural history department of the Crystal Palace described

by R. G. Latham

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Published by Crystal Palace Library, Bradbury & Evans... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crystal Palace (London, England) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Ethnological museums and collections -- England -- London.,
  • Zoology -- Catalogs and collections -- England -- London.,
  • Botany -- Catalogs and collections -- England -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementethnology by Dr. R.G. Latham... zoology and botany by Edward Forbes....
    GenreCatalogs and collections
    ContributionsForbes, Edward, 1815-1854.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19068145M

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    The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs details the background to the sculptures, the story of their creation, their immediate impact and lasting influence, as well as providing a comparison between them and modern day thinking about the appearance in life of those animals featured. This highly readable book has become the standard reference piece on the. Biography. Owen was born in Lancaster in , one of six children of a West Indian Merchant named Richard Owen (–). His mother, Catherine Longworth (nee Parrin), was descended from Huguenots and he was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar , he was apprenticed to a local surgeon and apothecary and, in , he proceeded as a medical student to the University of .

      (“Cataloging History” is a four-part series on the history and theory of museum and exhibition catalogs, focusing on the New York Crystal Palace.   In , Charles W. King wrote about a likely connection between the two blue diamonds in his book, The Natural History of the Precious Stones and of the Precious Metals. On the subject of “Hope’s Blue Diamond” King writes “suspected to be that of the French Regalia (stolen in ), and then weighing 67 car., and afterwards re-cut as a.


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Authors. Robert Gordon Latham () was an ethnologist focusing on comparative physical and cultural anthropology. Edward Forbes () was a naturalist, with wide-ranging interests in marine biology, geology, and botany.

He died shortly after this chapter was written. Details. Latham, Robert Gordon and Edward Forbes. Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace De. The Natural history department of the Crystal palace described.

By R. (Robert Gordon) Latham and Edward Forbes. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Botanical museums, Zoological museums, Ethnological museums and. The Crystal Palace established an architectural standard for later international fairs and exhibitions that likewise were housed in glass conservatories, the immediate successors being the Cork Exhibition ofthe Dublin and New York City expositions ofthe Munich Exhibition ofand the Paris Exposition of For a number of years the Crystal Palace was the site of shows.

The 30+ Grade-1 listed sculptures that make up the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are absolutely vital objects in the history of science. They were the first ever attempt to model full-scale replicas of extinct animals, especially dinosaurs, and one of the first examples of natural history-based ‘edu-tainment’.

The Crystal Palace was a cast iron and plate glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of The exhibition took place from 1 May to 15 Octoberand more t exhibitors from around the world gathered in itssquare feet (92, m 2) exhibition space to display examples of technology developed in the Industrial Revolution.

Natural History Department was, somewhat incongruously, interrupted by a screen designed by Matthew Digby Wyatt containing plaster models for statues of the Kings and Queens of England made by John Thomas in the s for the new Houses of Parliament. 18 Taxonomic groupings were not limited to the Natural History Department.

The Fine Arts Courts. An important part of our history had disappeared in flames overnight. The heartbreaking scenes of 80 years ago were certainly a far cry from the jubilation and national rejoicing when the Crystal.

In any case, the grand Crystal Palace event reportedly showcased a range of exotic cats. According to varying reports, between and were shown. The Crystal Palace was a huge glass and iron structure originally built in for the Great Exhibition held in London's Hyde Park.

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Latham, R. (Robert Gordon), The Natural history department of the Crystal palace described. (London, Crystal palace library [etc.], ), also by Edward Forbes (page images at HathiTrust) Latham, R. (Robert Gordon), The natural history of the varieties of man. (London, J.

Van Voorst, ) (page images at HathiTrust. The Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace Described with Robert Gordon Latham, (external scan) History of British Starfishes, (external scan) On the Connection between the distribution of the existing Fauna and Flora of the British Isles, and the Geological Changes which have affected their Area, especially during the.

The Great Exhibition of and the Crystal Palace which housed it together became a British icon, a symbol of free trade, and a national success funded not only by taxes but by public subscription.

Though the Palace itself was banished to Sydenham, to leave Hyde Park free for Londoners, the Commission was re-invented under Prince Albert to spend the profits for the advancement of British.

Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace Described. Part 1: Ethnology. Part 2: Zoology and Botany: yes: Anna B. Jameson: A Handbook to the Courts of Modern Sculpture: yes: Richard Owen: Geology and Inhabitants of the Ancient World: yes: Owen Jones: An Apology for the Colouring of the Greek Court in the Crystal Palace.

The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are a series of sculptures of dinosaurs and other extinct animals, incorrect by modern standards, in the London borough of Bromley's Crystal Palace sioned in to accompany the Crystal Palace after its move from the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, they were unveiled in as the first dinosaur sculptures in the world.

The Byzantine and Romanesque court in the Crystal Palace, described by M.D. Wyatt and J.B. Waring (). Also on Google books. The Egyptians in the time of the Pharaohs. Being a companion to the Crystal Palace Egyptian collections, by Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson () The Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace Described.This is a list of Crystal Palace F.C.

seasons in English and European football, from their first official season in –06 up to the –20 season. It details the club's achievements in senior league and cup competitions, European competitions and the top scorers for each season.Delamotte’s Crystal Palace (London: English Heritage), p.

ISBN More info. Also see English Heritage digital library. Photographs from s by Delamotte of Crystal Palace and the Park. Includes images of the dinosaurs. Historical writing. McCarthy, Steven and Michael Gilbert.