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Scarf: Great Exhibition of 1851-view of hall, portraits...

Object Number: 
1951.42
Date: 
1851
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 x 31 1/2 in. ( 76.8 x 80 cm )
Marks: 
printed: below vignette: "EXTERIOR VIEW OF THE BUILDING FOR THE GREAT EXPOSITION OF 1851." printed: on border: "AMERICAN ENSIGN AND PENANT/ American Jack/ Central States of America/ Danish Merehead/ in the Mediterranean/ URUGUAY Republic/ Spanish Philipe
Description: 
Copperplate-printed cotton kerchief with an image of the Crystal Palace (the main building at the Great Exposition of 1851) in the center and and four medallion portraits around, two each of Victoria and Albert; border of flags and standard of contributing nations and merchantile groups; printed with red, blue, and black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Desireé L. Franklin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group