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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
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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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.
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.

  • 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.

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