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A shilling day at the great exhibition a farce in one act by Brough, William

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Published by T.H. Lacy in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby William Brough & Andrew Halliday
Series[Lacy"s acting edition of plays -- v. 55], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Lacy"s acting edition of plays -- v. 55
ContributionsHalliday, Andrew, 1830-1877
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination14 p
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15145493M

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The Five Shilling Day at the Exhibition from The Illustrated London News (19 July ): "The day of the great folks, and the day of the little folks — the day of the peach-coloured visites and the gaudy mousselaines de laine, and the day of cotton prints and the handkerchiefs at 1s. 11 d. — the day of the shiny boots, and the day of the ancle jacks with hob-nails — the day of the. What the Great Exhibition staged was the first mass spectacle – all social classes visited, as many as 50, per day – and the rise of the "mass" would dominate the rest of the century in politics, media and education. Leapman is particularly strong at presenting the detail of . One shilling day at the Great Exhibition. Download image (kB) Visit page; Five shilling day at the Great Exhibition. Download image (kB) Visit page; Souvenir from the Great Exhibition. Download image (kB) Visit page; Plan of the Crystal Palace. Download image (kB) Visit page; A leather glove showing a map of the Great Exhibition. The shilling in the title (5p in today's money) is slightly misleading - at that time it represented a day's wage to a labourer. But even so, it was obviously worth it, judging by the millions who paid that shilling entrance fee to (try to) see the alm exhibits on display.

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