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Balloon View of London, 1851 free pdf This is a beautiful colour view of London from the perspective of an aerial balloon, looking southwards from Hampstead. Printed in 1851, it shows the brand new Crystal Palace - erected to house the Great Exhibition - as well as the early London railways, Victorian Oxford Street, the Tower and eight of the city's bridges, many of which were recent constructions. This is a stunning and unexpected window on a city that was at the centre of a vast empire and at the height of its pomp.

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Author : Banks
Publisher : Old House Books
Data Published : 02 September 2013
ISBN : 1908402814
EAN : 9781908402813
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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