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Sala, George Augustus, 1828-1895.
Notes and sketches of the Paris exhibition / by George Augustus Sala, author of "My diary in America in the midst of war," etc.
London : Tinsley Brothers, 18, Catherine Street, Strand, 1868.
Physical Description:
396 p. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T801.B1 S25 1868
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Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street and Charing Cross, London.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's green cloth. Blind stamp: W.H. Smith & Son Library 186 Strand.
Preface -- Definitions -- Landmarks -- Transformation scene -- The opening day of the exhibition -- The fine arts -- The terra cottas of Leopold Harzé -- M. Frémiet's statuettes -- British sculpture -- Illuminations -- Lay figures -- Dolls and toys -- Pottery -- Glass -- Jewellery and goldsmiths' ware -- Bronze -- Elkington's ware -- Carpets and tapestry -- The grand prix -- Distribution of prizes -- English newspapers in the exhibition -- Fancy goods -- Furniture -- English workmen in the exhibition -- The emperor of the Blackings -- American restaurant -- Burglar-proof safes.
Subject Terms:
Art objects -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Decorative arts -- 19th century.
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Tinsley Brothers -- Publisher.
W.H. Smith & Son Library -- Stamp.
William Clowes and Sons -- Printer.
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris.
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