92 relations: Albert, Prince Consort, Albertopolis, Alfred Charles Hobbs, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, America's Cup, Barometer, Birmingham, Capitalism, Cast iron, Celtic brooch, Celtic Revival, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, Charles Fox (civil and railway engineer), Charlotte Brontë, Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, Colt Dragoon Revolver, Colt Walker, Commonwealth Institute, Crystal Palace, London, Culture, Daguerreotype, Daria-i-Noor, Exposition des produits de l'industrie française, Exposition Universelle (1855), Fax, Festival of Britain, Firearm, Frederick Bakewell, French Industrial Exposition of 1844, George Eliot, George Jennings, George Thomas Smart, George Wallis, Glass, Greenhouse, Guinea (coin), Henry Cole, Horology, Hyde Park, London, Industry, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Jacquard loom, Joseph Paxton, Karl Marx, Koh-i-Noor, Leech, Lewis Carroll, List of world's fairs, Lock (security device), ..., London, Manchester Times, Mathew Brady, Natural History Museum, London, Orléanist, Osborne House, Paris, Pay toilet, Piano, Presidencies and provinces of British India, Prince Albert's Model Cottage, Punch (magazine), Queen Victoria, Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ross (optics), Royal Albert Hall, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Society of Arts, Samuel Colt, Science Museum, London, Shalimar Gardens, Lahore, Sind Province (1936–55), Smethwick, Structural engineer, Sunar, Sydenham Hill, Tara Brooch, Telegraphy, Telescope mount, Tempest prognosticator, The Crystal Palace, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Victoria and Albert Museum, Victorian era, Voting machine, Wentworth Dilke, William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, William Makepeace Thackeray, William Sterndale Bennett, World's fair, 1862 International Exhibition. Expand index (42 more) » « Shrink index
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.
Albertopolis is the nickname given to the area centred on Exhibition Road in London, named after Prince Albert, spouse of Queen Victoria.
Alfred Charles Hobbs (October 7, 1812 – November 6, 1891) was an American locksmith and inventor. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1812; his father was a carpenter. He married Charlotte F. Nye (1815-?) of Sandwich, Massachusetts, in 1835 and had four children: Charlotte Hobbs, Alfred J. Hobbs (1843-?), Mary H. Hobbs, and Arthur Hobbs. Both of his parents were born in England.
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
A barometer is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
The Celtic brooch, more properly called the penannular brooch, and its closely related type, the pseudo-penannular brooch, are types of brooch clothes fasteners, often rather large.
The Celtic Revival (also referred to as the Celtic Twilight or Celtomania) was a variety of movements and trends in the 19th and 20th centuries that saw a renewed interest in aspects of Celtic culture.
Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Sir Charles Fox (11 March 1810 in Derby, United Kingdom – 11 June 1874) was an English civil engineer and contractor.
Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.
The Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber (i.e.,.36 cal), later known as the Colt 1851 Navy or Navy Revolver, is a cap and ball revolver that was designed by Samuel Colt between 1847 and 1850.
The Colt Model 1848 Percussion Army Revolver is a.44 caliber revolver designed by Samuel Colt for the U.S. Army's Regiment of Mounted Rifles.
The Colt Walker, sometimes known as the Walker Colt, was a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six charges of black powder behind six bullets (typically.44 caliber lead balls).
The Commonwealth Institute was established, as the Imperial Institute, by royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1888.
Crystal Palace is an area in South London, England, named after the Crystal Palace Exhibition building which stood in the area from 1854 until it was destroyed by fire in 1936.
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.
The Daguerreotype (daguerréotype) process, or daguerreotypy, was the first publicly available photographic process, and for nearly twenty years it was the one most commonly used.
The Daria-i-Noor (fa which means “Sea of light” in Persian; (also spelled Darya-ye Noor) is one of the largest cut diamonds in the world, weighing an estimated 182 carats (36 g). Its colour, pale pink, is one of the rarest to be found in diamonds. The Daria-i-Noor is in the Iranian Crown Jewels of Central Bank of Iran in Tehran.
The Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (Exhibition of Products of French Industry) was a public event organized in Paris, France, from 1798 to 1849.
The Exposition Universelle of 1855 was an International Exhibition held on the Champs-Élysées in Paris from 15 May to 15 November 1855.
Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying or telefax (the latter short for telefacsimile), is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device.
The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951.
A firearm is a portable gun (a barreled ranged weapon) that inflicts damage on targets by launching one or more projectiles driven by rapidly expanding high-pressure gas produced by exothermic combustion (deflagration) of propellant within an ammunition cartridge.
Frederick Collier Bakewell (29 September 1800 – 26 September 1869) was an English physicist who improved on the concept of the facsimile machine introduced by Alexander Bain in 1842 and demonstrated a working laboratory version at the 1851 World's Fair in London.
The French Industrial Exposition of 1844 (Exposition des produits de l'industrie française en 1844), held in a temporary structure on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, was the tenth in a series of eleven French national industrial expositions held to encourage improvements in progressive agriculture and in technology, that had their origins in 1798.
Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
George Jennings (10 November 1810 – 17 April 1882) was an English sanitary engineer and plumber who invented the first public flush toilets.
Sir George Thomas Smart (10 May 1776 – 23 February 1867) was an English musician.
George Wallis (1811–1891) was an artist, museum curator and art educator.
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics.
A greenhouse (also called a glasshouse) is a structure with walls and roof made mainly of transparent material, such as glass, in which plants requiring regulated climatic conditions are grown.
The guinea was a coin of approximately one quarter ounce of gold that was minted in Great Britain between 1663 and 1814.
Sir Henry Cole (15 July 1808 – 18 April 1882) was a British civil servant and inventor who facilitated many innovations in commerce and education in 19th century in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Horology ("the study of time", related to Latin horologium from Greek ὡρολόγιον, "instrument for telling the hour", from ὥρα hṓra "hour; time" and -o- interfix and suffix -logy) is the study of the measurement of time.
Hyde Park is a Grade I-listed major park in Central London.
Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
The Jacquard machine is a device fitted to a power loom that simplifies the process of manufacturing textiles with such complex patterns as brocade, damask and matelassé.
Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world.
Karl MarxThe name "Karl Heinrich Marx", used in various lexicons, is based on an error.
The Koh-i-Noor (کوهِ نور), also spelt Kohinoor and Koh-i-Nur, is one of the largest cut diamonds in the world, weighing, and part of the British Crown Jewels.
Leeches are segmented parasitic or predatory worm-like animals that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise the subclass Hirudinea.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer.
This is a list of world's fairs, a comprehensive chronological list of world's fairs (with notable permanent buildings built).
A lock is a mechanical or electronic fastening device that is released by a physical object (such as a key, keycard, fingerprint, RFID card, security token, coin etc.), by supplying secret information (such as a keycode or password), or by a combination thereof.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Manchester Times was a weekly newspaper published in Manchester, England, from 1828 to 1922.
Mathew B. Brady (May 18, 1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the earliest photographers in American history, best known for his scenes of the Civil War.
The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.
The Orléanists were a French right-wing (except for 1814–1830) faction which arose out of the French Revolution as opposed to Legitimists.
Osborne House is a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
A pay toilet is a public toilet that requires the user to pay.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
Prince Albert’s Model Cottage was the name given to a model dwelling designed in the mid-19th century to offer an alternative form of accommodation for poor families in England.
Punch; or, The London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells.
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.
Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies Limited was a major British agricultural machinery maker also producing a wide range of general engineering products in Ipswich, Suffolk including traction engines, trolleybuses, ploughs, lawn mowers, combine harvesters and other tilling equipment.
Ross is the name of a succession of London-based lens designers and their company.
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The 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.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.
Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor, industrialist, businessman, and hunter.
The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
The Shalimar Gardens (Punjabi, شالیمار باغ), sometimes spelt Shalamar Gardens, is a Mughal garden complex located in Lahore, capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab.
Sind was a province of British India from 1936 to 1947 and Pakistan from 1947 to 1955.
Smethwick is a town in Sandwell, West Midlands, historically in Staffordshire.
Structural engineers analyze, design, plan, and research structural components and structural systems to achieve design goals and ensure the safety and comfort of users or occupants.
Sunar (alternately Suniar(eh), Sonar or Swarnkar) is a Hindu caste in India and Nepal referring to the community of people who work as goldsmiths.
Sydenham Hill is a hill and an affluent locality in southeast London.
The Tara Brooch is a Celtic brooch of the pseudo-penannular type, made in 650 to 750 AD.
Telegraphy (from Greek: τῆλε têle, "at a distance" and γράφειν gráphein, "to write") is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic (as opposed to verbal or audio) messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.
A telescope mount is a mechanical structure which supports a telescope.
The tempest prognosticator, also known as the leech barometer, is a 19th-century invention by George Merryweather in which leeches are used in a barometer.
The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
A voting machine is a machine used to register and tabulate votes.
Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 1st Baronet (18 February 1810 – 10 May 1869), was an English art patron, horticulturalist and Whig politician.
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire (21 May 1790K. D. Reynolds, ‘Cavendish, William George Spencer, sixth duke of Devonshire (1790–1858)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 – 18 January 1858), styled Marquess of Hartington until 1811, was a British peer, courtier, nobleman, and Whig politician.
William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author.
Sir William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 18161 February 1875) was an English composer, pianist, conductor and music educator.
A world's fair, world fair, world expo, universal exposition, or international exposition (sometimes expo or Expo for short) is a large international exhibition designed to showcase achievements of nations.
The International of 1862, or Great London Exposition, was a world's fair.
1851 Great Exhibition, 1851 World's Fair, Crystal Palace Exhibition, Crystal Palace Exposition, Exhibition of 1851, Great Exhibition, Great Exhibition 1851, Great Exhibition of 1851, Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, Great exposition, International Exhibition of 1851, London Great Exhibition, London International Exhibition of 1851, The Great Exhibition of 1851, The great exhibition.