Portion of the South Front

Portion of the South Front. The Illustrated London News (7 December 1850): 432. Source: An Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of Michigan Library. Click on image to enlarge it.

“The South Front of the ‘Industrial Palace,’ towards Kensington-Road, a View of part of which we here present to our readers, when completed, will present upon the whole rather a pleasing elevation, although unbroken throughout by any material projection, either in plan or section. The whole surface, however, being subdivided into panels, and surmounted by open fanlights, and crowned with an ornamental frieze, relieves tho eys of all monotonous appearance.”

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