The International Exhibition of 1862 (ES 5-vol. set): 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The International Exhibition of 1862 (ES 5-vol. set)

1st Edition

Edited by Rui Kohiyama

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Description

  • This is a collection of primary-source materials on the International Exhibition in London or Great London Exposition, held from 1 May to 1 November 1862, beside the gardens of the Royal Horticultural Society, South Kensington on a site that now houses museums including the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum.
  • Featuring over 28,000 exhibitors from 36 countries, it represented a wide range of industry, technology, and the arts and attracted about 6.1 million visitors.
  • The collection includes facsimile reprints of official catalogues in four volumes together with a special edition of Cassell’s Family Paper published at the time of the Exhibition. Its many illustrations vividly recreate scenes from the Exhibition.

Table of Contents

Volume 1-4:The Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition of 1862, London

Printed for Her Majesty's Commissioners

Vol. 1 (c. 835 pp.) :

The Illustrated Catalogue of the Industrial Department, British Division - Vol. I

Grand Plans of Building and of Galleries

A Concise History of the International Exhibition of 1862

The Illustrated Catalogue of the Industrial Department, British Division

Class I: Mining, Quarrying, Metallurgy, and Mineral Products

Class II: Chemical Substances and Products, and Pharmaceutical Processes

Class III: Substances Used for Food

Class IV: Animal and Vegetable Substances used in Manufactures

Class V: Railways Plant, including Locomotive Engines and Carriages

Class VI: Carriages not connected with Rail or Tram-roads

Class VII: Manufacturing Machines and Tools

Class VIII: Machinery in General

Class IX: Agricultural and Horticultural Machines and Implements

Official Illustrated Catalogue Advertiser

Vol. 2 (c. 875 pp.):

The Illustrated Catalogue of the Industrial Department, British Division - Vol. II

Class X: Civil Engineering, Architectural, and Building Contrivances

Class XI: Military Engineering, Armour, and Accoutrements, Ordnance and Small Arms

Class XII: Naval Architecture - Ships' Tackle

Class XIII: Philosophical Instruments, and Processes depending upon their Use

Class XIV: Photographic Apparatus and Photography

Class XV: Horological Instruments

Class XVI: Musical Instruments

Class XVII: Surgical Instruments and Appliances

Class XVIII: Cotton

Class XIX: Flax and Hemp

Class XX: Silk and Velvet

Class XXI: Woollen and Worsted, including Mixed Fabrics Generally

Class XXII: Carpets

Class XXIII: Woven, Spun, Felted, and Laid Fabrics, as Specimens of Printing or Dyeing

Class XXIV: Tapestry, Lace, and Embroidery

Class XXV: Skins, Furs, Feathers, and Hair

Class XXVI: Leather, including Saddlery and Harness

Class XXVII: Articles of Clothing

Class XXVIII: Paper, Stationery, and Printing, and Bookbinding

Class XXIX: Educational Works and Appliances

Class XXX: Furniture and Upholstery, including Paper-hangings and Papier-mache

Class XXXI: Iron and General Hardware

Class XXXII: Steel, Cutlery and Edge Tools

Class XXXIII: Works in Precious Metals, and their Imitations, and Jewellery

Class XXXIV: Glass

Class XXXV: Pottery

Class XXXVI: Dressing Cases, Despatch Boxes, and Travelling Cases

Index

Vol. 3 (c. 560 pp.):

The Illustrated Catalogue of the Industrial Department, Colonial and Foreign Divisions

Colonial Possessions

Australia, South

Australia, Western

Bahamas

Barbados

Bermuda

Borneo

British Columbia

Canada

Cape of Good Hope

Ceylon

Channel Islands (Jersey and Guernsey)

Dominica

Hounduras, British

Jamaica

Malta

Mauritius

Natal

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

New South Wales

New Zealand

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward's Island

Queensland

St. Helana

St. Vincent

Tasmania

Trinidad

Vancouvre

Victoria

A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of the India Department

The Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition, Foreign Division

Africa, Central

Africa, Western

Belgium

Brazil

China

Costa Rica

Denmark

Ecuador

France

France, Colonies of

Vol. 4 (c. 780 pp.):

The Illustrated Catalogue of the Industrial Department, Foreign Division

Germany: Austria at the International Exhibition of 1862

Hanse-Towns

Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Special Catalogue of the Zollverein-Department, First Division

Special Catalogue of the Zollverein-Department, Second Division

Greece

Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands

Hayti

Ioneian Islands

Italy

Japan

Liberia

Madagascar

Netherlands, The

Norway

Peru

Portugal

Rome

Russia

Siam

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United States

Uruguay

Venezuela

Volume. 5 (c. 315 pp.):

Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper Exhibitor - containing About Three Hundred Illustrations, with letter-press descriptions of all the principal objects in The International Exhibition of 1862

Published by Cassell, Peter, & Galpin, London, 1862

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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