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Charles Fox. C. E.
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.
From life on stone by C. Baugniet.
Day & Son, 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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[Benajmin Nottingham Webster.]
[Benajmin Nottingham Webster.]
Baugniet 1847 London, within image.
(Published by Thos. McLean).
Rare lithograph. 400 x 323mm. 15¾ x 12¾". Trimmed to image publication line lost, laid onto old album page.
Benjamin Nottingham Webster (1797-1882) was an English actor-manager and dramatist. He had small parts at Drury Lane until he moved to the Haymarket Theatre in 1829. He was the lessee of the Haymarket from 1837 to 1853. Charles Baugniet (1814-1886), artist and lithographer produced this print of Webster, aged 50, seated by his writing table.
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