The Industrial Exhibition, at Munich, 1854. Creator: Unknown.

The Industrial Exhibition, at Munich, 1854. Creator: Unknown.

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The Industrial Exhibition, at Munich, 1854. General German Industrial Exhibition at the Glaspalast, in the Old Botanical Garden. 'The building is constructed after the design of the Hyde-park Crystal Palace, and is of glass and iron...About 30,000 cwt. of iron, and 215,700 square feet of glass have been employed. The force of resistance of the columns supporting the galleries was tried with a weight ot 350 cwt...The length of the whole building is 800 feet; the breadth of the nave aisles, 160 feet; length of the transept, 280 feet. Its entire area is 134,000 feet...No...opposition [has] been raised on the part of the Church to the Exhibition being opened on Sundays, at a very low charge, for the reception of the poorer and labouring classes of the population'. From "Illustrated London News", 1854.

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  1. 48 09 00 N , 011 35 00 E

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