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The Crystal Palace


BY
PETER BERLYN, ESQ.
TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALBERT,
DESCRIPTIVE OF
THE ARCHITECTURAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE MARVELS OF
OF ART, SCIENCE, AND MANUFACTURE,
ARE, BY PERMISSION, MOST HUMBLY DEDICATED,
AS A SLIGHT TRIBUTE
OF THE ADMIRATION AND GRATITUDE
WHICH, IN COMMON WITH THE WHOLE CIVILIZED WORLD,
ARE AMPLY SHARED IN BY
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS'S
MOST DEVOTED, FAITHFUL, AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,
THE PUBLISHER.
PAG
E.
Introductory Remarks
1
Committee for all Matters relating to the Building
2
Labours of the Building Committee
3
The Competition Designs
6
Buildings used for Previous Exhibitions in France, Germany, and
England
15
Description of the Building Committee's Design
21
Opposition to this Design
24
The Tenders
24
History of Mr. Paxton's Design
27
General Description of the Building
33
The Paxton's Gutters
40
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