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by tulse hill terry
14 Jun 2012 03:24
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Houses built in Crystal palace park?
Replies: 137
Views: 21929

Re: Houses built in Crystal palace park?

This is a con, all this land can be returned to public access without using any of it for redevelopment for housing. Insisting on redevelopment, with the promise of the return of land to public use sometime after is a rhetorical offer . . . I remain amazed how many consider the pros and cons, when t...
by tulse hill terry
9 Jun 2012 14:05
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461456

Re: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854

Forgot to bid on this today. Under the patronage of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen CENTENARY OF SUNDAY SCHOOLS 1880 PROGRAMME OF THE PIECES TO BE SUNG ON THE OCCASION OF THE GREAT Sunday School Centenary Festival at the MASS CONCERT To be held in the Grounds of the Crystal Palace On WEDNESDAY, ...
by tulse hill terry
6 Jun 2012 06:33
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Dinosaur bathtime, CP 1930
Replies: 2
Views: 5184

Re: Dinosaur bathtime, CP 1930

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/9638/icthyosaurusbig.jpg A model of a prehistoric icthyosaurus is dragged from its pond in the grounds of Crystal Palace, London, for its annual clean. The 'keeper' is being helped by some of the local police force. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). February 1927
by tulse hill terry
6 Jun 2012 06:04
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461456

Re: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854

http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/8141/queenvictorianapoleonii.jpg One of the first-ever news photographs – showing Queen Victoria and French president Napoleon III – is expected to sell for £12,000 at auction. The image captures Victoria, her husband Prince Albert and their guests, Napoleon and h...
by tulse hill terry
3 Jun 2012 05:10
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Req info: view of Anerley Hill and Crystal Palace
Replies: 24
Views: 25184

Re: Req info: view of Anerley Hill and Crystal Palace

On 11 Apr 2008 - Falkor said (at the beginning of this thread) : has anyone seen this photo showing a somewhat rural Anerley Hill from about 1852 looking up towards the Crystal Palace--under construction--with the skeleton of Wilde's south tower? In the foreground is a pub called The Rising Sun clos...
by tulse hill terry
2 Jun 2012 21:52
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Photographs of the Crystal Palace
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

Re: Photographs of the Crystal Palace

"Coming Soon"

http://www.everittimages.com/index.php/ ... -sydenham/

Wonder why they don't just flog 'em to English Heritage or the V&A ?
by tulse hill terry
1 Jun 2012 22:44
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461456

Re: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854

Bit of a mish mash of a post. Was looking for an image of the tall clock in the south nave [not the Dent Clock] and came across these. I've looked through Mr Charles Scwartz site [www.cs-photo.com/] before, but he has more views now, which I thought I would share here. First up, a single image from ...
by tulse hill terry
24 May 2012 08:57
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461456

William Frank Carver

http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/8882/williamfcarver.jpg An English cabinet card showing champion rifle shot Doctor William F. Carver, a dentist and exhibition shooter who appeared with Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show in the late 1870s. According to a report in The Times (27 March 1879), Dr Ca...
by tulse hill terry
17 May 2012 15:42
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Statues and Fountains in Crystal Palace Park
Replies: 45
Views: 82121

Re: Statues and Fountains in Crystal Palace Park

http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/673/fountainscrystalpalace.jpg ILLUSTRATED TIMES JUNE 28 1856 THE FOUNTAINS, WATER TOWERS, AND CASCADES, AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. Wednesday week, the 18th June, was the day which her Majesty had been graciously pleased to appoint for the display of the great fountai...
by tulse hill terry
30 Apr 2012 18:21
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Falkor's virtual tour of the Egyptian Court (Crystal Palace)
Replies: 26
Views: 27352

Re: Falkor's virtual tour of the Egyptian Court (Crystal Pal

Some Photochrom postcards that came up recently on ebay. these would date from the 1920's. http://img708.imageshack.us/img708/7402/aboo.jpg 57180 The scale model of Abu Simbel. http://img851.imageshack.us/img851/3756/aboosimblecrystalpalace.jpg The right-hand side of the northern entrance from the I...
by tulse hill terry
14 Apr 2012 12:43
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461456

Re: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854

http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/8703/cptoyshow.jpg THE CHILDREN'S EXHIBTION AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. Christmas is the one section of the year when the Crystal Palace defy competition and can draw all the children from town and country under the shelter of its great glass roof, and this success is due ...
by tulse hill terry
1 Mar 2012 00:25
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Bye Bye images.
Replies: 3
Views: 1481

Re: Bye Bye images.

Thanks. Most of what will disappear are in the "Statues INSIDE the Crystal Palace" thread, so I am a little embarrassed to have started a whole new thread over this.

:oops:

http://sydenham.org.uk/forum/viewtopic. ... ues+inside
by tulse hill terry
29 Feb 2012 22:12
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Bye Bye images.
Replies: 3
Views: 1481

Bye Bye images.

Have only just dicovered than 300 + images posted to this site by myself will vanish tonight as I have exceeded the free limit with 'image shack.' For some reason all the payment methods I have tried have failed. I have no idea where all the images are placed, so apologise in advance for any gaps th...
by tulse hill terry
29 Jan 2012 19:45
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Crystal Palace in Postcards . . .
Replies: 25
Views: 18652

Re: Crystal Palace in Postcards . . .

Sure, let me know if the resolution is not high enough and if you PM me an email address I can send you a larger file. I need to add Valentines to this thread, one of their earliest is a view of Maxim's Machine by the fountain basin that soon became a football pitch, I might have already posted in s...
by tulse hill terry
16 Jan 2012 22:35
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Festival of Empire 1911 by "ROTARY."
Replies: 19
Views: 24160

Re: Festival of Empire 1911 by "ROTARY."

Who knows, this material was prepared before the event. A small note in a teachers guide for schoolchildren visiting the festival informs us the Kearney High Speed Railway did not appear after all. 'New London' didn't happen either.
by tulse hill terry
16 Jan 2012 07:57
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Festival of Empire 1911 by "ROTARY."
Replies: 19
Views: 24160

Re: Festival of Empire 1911 by "ROTARY."

Sure, no problem, let me know if the resolution isn't high enough. It would be great if you can leave a link here after finishing your book.

There are more images here

"The Festival of Empire 1911 by publisher Campbell Gray"
http://forum.sydenham.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=1485
by tulse hill terry
6 Jan 2012 13:51
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Statues and Fountains in Crystal Palace Park
Replies: 45
Views: 82121

Re: Statues in Crystal Palace Park

http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/9809/gangesmonti.jpg Ganges statue Statue on the island in the lake at Brooklands Park, Blackheath. The statue is by Raffaelle Monti (1818-1881) & was once situated in the grounds of The Crystal Palace together with others representing rivers/oceans Nile, Pacific,...