The History of World Expositions
|
[All World Expositions]
|
[Home(EXPO 2000)]
 1 


Copyright: Tallis 1852, Bd. 1, S. 4

Official title: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations

Exhibition site: Hyde Park

Area: 10.5 hectares, of which 7.2 hectares for the Crystal Palace

Exhibition area: 8.7 hectares

Duration: 1 May 11 October 1851

Exhibitors: 14,000 with over one million exhibits, 6,900 from England

Foreign participants: from 25 countries and 15 British colonies

Visitors: 6,039,205

Entrance fees: variable, between one shilling and
one pound

Classification: 4 sections and 30 classes

Jury: 314 members, half from England, half foreign

Prizes: 5,130 awards in three categories. Awards of the first category go mainly to Britain (46 percent) and France (33 percent)

Cost: 913,000 pounds

Profit: 150,000 pounds


deutsch | english
1851 | 1862 | 1867 | 1873 | 1876 | 1889 | 1893 | 1900 | 1904 | 1929 |
1933 | 1937 | 1939 | 1958 | 1962 | 1967 | 1970 | 1992 | 1998 | 2000
The London World Exposition 1851
 
Year: 1851City: LondonCountry: Great Britain
Duration: 1st May - 11th October 1851

 

 

Printversion - Click Here