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by tulse hill terry
5 Jan 2012 13:52
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

FAITH HEALING AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF FOURSQUARE GOSPEL ALLIANCE. Sick and crippled people hoping that htey would be cured by divine power attended the Healin Service conducted by Prinicpal George Jeffreys in the Concert Hall of the Crystal Palace London, in connection witht he 2...
by tulse hill terry
4 Dec 2011 16:35
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: The last field of Sydenham and Forest Hill
Replies: 4
Views: 3208

Re: The last field of Sydenham and Forest Hill

Great !

Is it possible to have a few captions between the illustrations ?
by tulse hill terry
4 Dec 2011 16:22
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

Not by me !


[youtubes]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yow5E_v7MgE[/youtubes]

And a very avant garde interpretation of the fire

http://vimeo.com/30940369
by tulse hill terry
31 Oct 2011 12:51
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

It's beautiful ! It catches the light and colour beautifully, something forgotten with all the sepia images left. I have been round the online recreation of the Great Exhibition. I'll add some screen caps to this post when I have the time. I don't think there is anyway around counting windows. No pl...
by tulse hill terry
30 Oct 2011 20:02
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

Just bought this. THE CYCLE AND MOTOR WORLD. DECEMBER 16 1896. Interesting (to me anyway) for showing how much was rearranged for temporary trade shows, bringing as they did much needed income. The Roman Court has been completely emptied of statuary to show the rambler bikes of Gormfully and Jeffrey...
by tulse hill terry
30 Oct 2011 19:11
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

This is the map I was looking for, they want £60.94 for this one ! http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/5092/crystalpalacemap.jpg http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1852-NEW-CRYSTAL-PALACE-SYDENHAM-GROUND-FLOOR-PLAN-/170715667931?pt=UK_art_prints_GL&hash=item27bf725ddb If you right click 'view image' or save i...
by tulse hill terry
30 Oct 2011 18:19
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461648

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

I'm creating a 3D walkable, photographable digital version of the Crystal Palace in SecondLife Great news, can you post some picture here ? I'm sure your English is better than my German. I'm starting with the Egyptian Court, and have come across a few problems, since the images that are available ...
by tulse hill terry
25 Sep 2011 00:58
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Image

Congregational Church St. Aubyn's Road.
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:27
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

MR. E. WHEELER, Wheelright, Westow Hill. There were Tea Gardens and Common on the north side of Westow Hill, and on the south side there was a windmill. At the corner of Highland Road, where “The Highlands” now stands was the California Tea Gardens, where tea and anything else they pleased could be...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:23
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

MR. W. G. PRINGLE, Nurseryman, Beulah Hill. His earliest recollection of Beulah Hill was that it was a very narrow lane with a few shops, houses, and beer houses, one of which was known as the “Beulah Retreat.” It was here that local people obtained their beer and butter, but most of the shopping w...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:21
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Mr. H. PENNY. Mr Penny who gave his recollections in a most amusing manner said : The first Post Office was situated at the top of Gipsy Hill and there were eleven men employed in the district. It was all walking in those days, there being no sub-offices; and he used to walk 18 miles a day for ten ...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:18
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Mr Arthur A. Saward, who presided, requested (as there was much of interest to be got through during the time available) to introduce without comment the old residents who had so kindly come forward to relate to the large audience assembled their reminiscences. The old residents, Mr. W. C. Nicholls...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:13
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

We now come to the dominating feature of the whole locality, namely the Crystal Palace, the structure that above all others has created such a vast attraction to the whole neighbourhood. This originated from the grat exhibition of the works of industry of all nations. After much consideration and n...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:11
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Making our way now towards Gipsy Hill, at No. 71 Gipsy Road, stood this cottage. Before it became “Rose Cottage Laundry,” it was an old hunting lodge in the woods. The Baptist Tabernacle has now been erected upon its site. Next door, No. 69, is “Ye Old Gipsy Public House.” It was between this house...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:09
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Knight’s Hill Road is practically a continuation of Beulah Hill, but it must not be confounded with “Knight’s Hill,” situate between Norwood Road and Croxted Road, near Tulse Hill Station. It carries us into West Norwood, formerly known as Lower Norwood, the original inhabited portion of the distri...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 23:06
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

Opposite to “Bloomfield,” in the wood formerly known as the Great Sake Coppice Wood,” is the “Convent of the Faithful Virgin.” In the grounds is the interesting house here depicted. It was occupied by Mary Nesbitt, who sold it to the Earl of Bristol. Subsequently it came into the hands of a Mr. Cra...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 22:53
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/1418/unledscanned14.jpg Tracing our way through the modern Harold and Benedictine Roads, and so onto Westow Street, we skirt the grounds of the Royal Normal College and Academy of Music for the Blind, that most inestimable institution, which, owing to the forethou...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 22:30
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

On Beulah Hill near the church is the house No 13 known as "Grange Mount," where the far famed tenor Sim Reeves resided and which house is now the residence of the President of this society Sir W. P. Treloar J.P. the present Lord Mayor of London. The Rev. C. H. Spurgeon, the celebrated Baptist mini...
by tulse hill terry
24 Sep 2011 22:28
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"
Replies: 17
Views: 23949

Re: "PICTURESQUE NORWOOD 1907 - 08"

http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/7339/unledscanned09.jpg At the extreme end of Church Road on the right hand side, stands All Saints Church erected in 1827 the second oldest church in the district. It was first opened as a chapel of ease, and the Reverend E. Harden M.A. was then in charge. Upon h...