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美国水晶宫’s first World’19世纪公正而奇异的国库

播客 纽约’水晶宫似乎是梦想中的东西,闪烁而壮观的玻璃和钢结构—巨大的温室—坐在今天的地区’布赖恩特公园。 1853年,这里是万国工业展览的所在地,该展览以令人眼花presentation乱的大小展示形式展示了人类。’s industrial might.

We take you on a breathtaking tour of the Palace 和 its legendary exhibition, including the Latting Observatory (the tallest building in 纽约!)

水晶宫怎么了?今天,我们仍然从中受益于哪些发明?

特色 : PT Barnum,Henry Ward Beecher,Elisha Otis 数以百万计的物品!


编辑’S NOTE –我把菲涅耳灯的名字读错了(实际上是fre-nell)。它的现代祖先被用于今天的舞台灯光。

This is one of the earliest photographs of 纽约 City ever taken. As the Crystal Palace hosted examples from the early days of photography, it’这些早期图片之一就是水晶宫本身,这也就不足为奇了。

A rare photograph of the 纽约 Crystal Palace by Victor Prevost. Courtesy Avery Architectural &哥伦比亚大学美术图书馆
A rare photograph of the 纽约 Crystal Palace by Victor Prevost. Courtesy of the Avery Architectural &哥伦比亚大学美术图书馆

 

A look into the pit surrounding the Crystal Palace during construction. There were many delays, somewhat sullying the lofty ambitions of the project at the very start. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
A look into the pit surrounding the Crystal Palace during construction. There were many delays, somewhat sullying the lofty ambitions of the project at the very start. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library

 

A very church-like plan of the Crystal Palace building by Petermann  和  Guildemeister. Courtesy Museum of the City of 纽约
A very church-like plan of the Crystal Palace building by Petermann 和 Guildemeister. Courtesy Museum of the City of 纽约

 

Theodore Sedgwick, who spearheaded the 纽约 Crystal Palace --并承受了展览的一些批评's rocky opening.
Theodore Sedgwick, who spearheaded the 纽约 Crystal Palace —并承受了展览的一些批评’s rocky opening.

 

Birds Eye View of the 纽约 Crystal Palace  和  Environs by John Bachmann. Courtesy the Museum of the City of 纽约
Birds Eye View of the 纽约 Crystal Palace 和 Environs by John Bachmann. Courtesy the Museum of the City of 纽约

 

Illustration of the center of the Crystal Palace by J Wells. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
Illustration of the center of the Crystal Palace by J Wells. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
The view from one of the naves, looking towards the George Washington statue. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
The view from one of the naves, looking towards the George Washington statue. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library

 

Another view of the inside, this time during the inauguration of the 纽约 Crystal Palace in July 1853 -- looking at a platform in the north nave. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
Another view of the inside, this time during the inauguration of the 纽约 Crystal Palace in July 1853 — looking at a platform in the north nave. Courtesy 纽约 Public Library

 

A hand-colored stereoscope of a selection of Crystal Palace statuary. There seems to be some kind of Egyptian thing going on in the background! Courtesy Museum of City of 纽约
A hand-colored stereoscope of a selection of Crystal Palace statuary. There seems to be some kind of Egyptian thing going on in the background! Courtesy Museum of City of 纽约

 

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Busts, tapestries, machinery, weapons  和  various finery! A couple illustrations of the different divisions. Just rooms  和  rooms of items! Courtesy 纽约 Public Library
Busts, tapestries, machinery, weapons 和 various finery! A couple illustrations of the different divisions. Just rooms 和 rooms of items! Courtesy 纽约 Public Library

 

沼泽兄弟的精选锯子和工具&Co.,也许有人在美国部分看到过。礼貌NYPL
沼泽兄弟的精选锯子和工具&Co.,也许有人在美国部分看到过。礼貌NYPL

 

Genin's Bazaar, containing items for the infant. Courtesy 纽约 Public LIbrary
Genin’s Bazaar, containing items for the infant. Courtesy 纽约 Public LIbrary

 

这张马修·佩里准将的照片是马修·布雷迪(Matthew Brady)拍摄的,并显示在水晶宫(Crystal Palace),这是许多人可能看到的第一批照片!
这张马修·佩里准将的照片是马修·布雷迪(Matthew Brady)拍摄的,并显示在水晶宫(Crystal Palace),这是许多人可能看到的第一批照片!
沼泽兄弟的精选锯子和工具& Co. that one might have seen in the US section. Courtesy 纽约 Public LIbrary
沼泽兄弟的精选锯子和工具& Co. that one might have seen in the US section. Courtesy 纽约 Public LIbrary

 

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此刻画展示了与水晶宫有关的Latting天文台,相隔42街。

 

情人转载的广告's Manual of old 纽约, outlining some of the charms of Latting Observatory
情人转载的广告’s Manual of old 纽约, outlining some of the charms of Latting Observatory

 

水晶宫大火的数个插图之一,一个巨大的火焰在不到一个小时的时间内摧毁了这座建筑。
水晶宫大火的数个插图之一,一个巨大的火焰在不到一个小时的时间内摧毁了这座建筑。

 

1887年的书籍插图"Our firemen. A history of the 纽约 fire department"礼貌的互联网影像书档案
1887年的书籍插图“Our firemen. A history of the 纽约 fire department”礼貌的互联网影像书档案

 

Another view of the blaze, in perspective to the rest of 纽约 to the south. Couirtesy New-York Historical Society
Another view of the blaze, in perspective to the rest of 纽约 to the south. Couirtesy New-York Historical Society

 

1858年制作的插图描绘了毁灭水晶宫的可怕大火的后果。纽约警察局
1858年制作的插图描绘了毁灭水晶宫的可怕大火的后果。纽约警察局

 

您可能会喜欢阅读一些原始文档:

How To See the 纽约 Crystal Palace: Being a Concise Guide to the Principal Objects in the Exhibiton

A Day in the 纽约 Crystal Palace 和 how to Make the Most of It

为了进行比较,可以找到伦敦水晶宫的指南 这里 .

3 replies on “美国水晶宫’s first World’19世纪公正而奇异的国库”

我曾经帮助管理伦敦的水晶宫博物馆,对外国游客说‘Why don’t you research your Crystal Palace? 和 see what you find out?. I was very interested to read about the Crystal Palace in 纽约 和 have set up a board about it on Pinterest. How would it be if the 纽约 Crystal Palace could be rebuilt?
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