Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Greater London

Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Greater London
Photograph taken 1870 - 1900 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: CC97/01550

A view of the Palace from the south-east with the gardens in the foreground. Designed for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved to Sydenham in 1854, the building was made from 4,000 tons of iron and 400 tons of glass. It burnt down in 1936.

Location

Greater London Sydenham

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

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victorian leisure exhibition architecture building trade