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Of the United Kingdom, the Colonies and India, built in 1887-93 as the National Memorial of Queen Victoria's Jubilee, is a huge Renaissance edifice with a frontage 600 feet in length, surmounted by a large central tower 280 feet high, with smaller towers at the corners.
The main objects of the Institute are to obtain and disseminate by means of collections and exhibitions, lectures, &c., a knowledge of agricultural, commercial, and industrial conditions and progress throughout the Empire
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The volume containing these images by an unidentified photographer bears the imprint "With H. and C. F. Feist's compliments" but no name, date, or place of publication, though the Feists were dealers in port wine, and Plate 30 demonstrates that the photograph must have been taken after 1902, and John R. Mendel offers evidence that it dates before mid-1906 [GPL].