Visit to the Great Exhibition

Visit to the Great Exhibition
  • Title: Account book, farmer at Loose

  • Date : 1851

  • Catalogue number : Centre for Kentish Studies U106/A2

  • Description :
    Our group found an entry in an account book showing that a local farmer 'gave Harris a present to enable him to visit the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park'; the opening of the railway would have made such a trip much more achievable for most people.
  • Transcript:

    June 27 Gave Harris a Present to enable him to visit the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park.

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