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The Crystal Fountain, by Osler.
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The Crystal Fountain, by Osler.
Part of a series of images documenting the work to reconstruct the Crystal Palace exhibition halls at Sydenham Hill. This Crystal Fountain designed by Follett Osler was one of the exhibits at the reconstructed Crystal Palace exhibition hall at Sydenham Hill. Osler's crystal fountain stood in a pool of goldfish at the intersection of the nave and transept of the Crystal Palace in Sydenham Hill. It stood 27 feet tall and was composed of 4 tons of glass. Two plants occupy the foreground of the image
1852
London Metropolitan Archives
Delamotte Collection
Delamotte, Philip Henry (1821-1889)
The Photographic Institution, 168 New Bond Street
photograph
Paper on panel
43.5 CRY_Delamotte_120
exact