Charles Fox. C. E.Contructor of the Crystal Palace, to whose untiring energy and Enginerring Skill the World is indebted for the realization of Mr. Paxton's idea of a Palace of Glass.
Day & Son, Lith.rs to The Queen 1851.
Lithograph, scarce; Sheet size: 400mm x 600mm (16" x 24"). Laid on India Paper. Tear from left. Some damage to india paper.
Portrait of Charles Fox (1810-1874) an English civil engineer, whose expertise in ironwork construction led to an invitation by Joseph Paxton to build the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851. Fox was knighted in late 1851 for his contribution to the building of Crystal Palace and employed by the Crystal Palace Company for the re-location of the Crystal Palace to Sydenham Hill.
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