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Sir Henry Cole (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was an English civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in 19th century Britain. [1]

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Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; later The Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria.

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Albertopolis is the area centred on Exhibition Road in London, England, named after Prince Albert, spouse of Queen Victoria.

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Anthony Burton (curator)

Anthony Burton is a former director of the V&A Museum of Childhood and an expert on the history of childhood.

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Bath, Somerset

Bath is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, South West England, that is known for the curative Roman-built baths that still exist there.

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Blue plaque

A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical marker.

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Children's literature

Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.

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Christ's Hospital

Christ's Hospital, also called The Bluecoat School, Housey and CH, is an English coeducational independent day and boarding school with Royal Charter located in the Sussex countryside just south of Horsham in Horsham District, West Sussex, UK, that follows much of public schools tradition.

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Christmas card

A Christmas card (also called holiday card in the U.S.) is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of Christmas in order to convey between people a range of sentiments related to the Christmas and holiday season.

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Exhibition Road

Exhibition Road is a street in South Kensington, London which is home to several major museums and academic establishments.

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Hyde Park, London

Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers' Corner.

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a public research university, located in London, United Kingdom.

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John Callcott Horsley

John Callcott Horsley RA (29 January 1817 – 18 October 1903), was an English Academic painter of genre and historical scenes, illustrator, and designer of the first Christmas card.

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John Lavington Bonython

Sir John Lavington Bonython (1875–1960) was a prominent public figure in Adelaide, known for his work in journalism, business and politics.

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A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the Monarch or country, especially in a military capacity.

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Marlborough House

Marlborough House is a Grade I listed mansion in the City of Westminster, central London, in The Mall, London, east of St James's Palace.

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Minton's Ltd, was a major ceramics manufacturing company, originated with Thomas Minton (1765–1836) the founder of "Thomas Minton and Sons", who established his pottery factory in Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England, in 1793, producing earthenware.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Penny Black

The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system.

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Penny Post

The Penny Post is any one of several postal systems in which normal letters could be sent for one penny.

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Pound sign

The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom (UK).

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Public Record Office

The Public Record Office (abbreviated as PRO, pronounced as three letters and referred to as the PRO) was the national archive service of the United Kingdom from 1838 until 2003, when it was merged with the Historical Manuscripts Commission to form The National Archives.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Record Commission

The Record Commissions were a series of six Royal Commissions of Great Britain and (from 1801) the United Kingdom which sat between 1800 and 1837 to inquire into the custody and public accessibility of the state archives.

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Reynard (Renart; Reineke; Reinaert) is the main character in a literary cycle of allegorical French, Dutch, English, and German fables.

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Rowland Hill

Sir Rowland Hill KCB, FRS (3 December 1795 – 27 August 1879) was an English teacher, inventor and social reformer.

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Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art or RCA is a public research university in London, in the United Kingdom.

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Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.

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Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 is an institution founded in 1850 to administer the international exhibition of 1851, officially called the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations.

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Royal Society of Arts

The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to today's social challenges.

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South Kensington

South Kensington is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.

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The Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass building originally erected in Hyde Park, London, England, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851.

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The Great Exhibition

The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations or The Great Exhibition, sometimes referred to as the Crystal Palace Exhibition in reference to the temporary structure in which it was held, was an international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 11 October 1851.

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Thurloe Square

Thurloe Square is a traditional garden square in South Kensington, London, England.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A), London, is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cole

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