A Victorian

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Henry Cole, Francis Fowke

Proposed design by Capt. F. Fowke 1864

proposed design 21-May-1867

proposed design by Henry Scott 1867

1867 Queen's arrival for laying foundation stone ceremony

1867 Queen laying foundation stone ceremony

1867 queen placing foundation stone



Interior Construction



1869 Roof construction, Ardwick, Manchester

29-Mar-1871 Opening,Queen's arrival

29-Mar-1871 opening, Army and Horses

Opening by Queen Victoria, The Graphic 29-Mar-1871

29-Mar-1871 Opening, Royalty, Dais

1871 Horticultural Gardens Albert Memorial

1871 Interior and cast of gateway from Sanchi, India in foreground

1872 International Exhibition Reception

18-May-1872 Queen, German Empress, Royal Box

June, 1873 State Concert, Lime-Light demonstration; first use of electricity; five points in gallery

1874 State Occasion Theatre Audience


27-May-1876 Concert, Prince of Wales

1880 Interior

1880 Horticultural Gardens, South entrance to hall, demolished 1889

1880 one of the earliest photos of hall auditorium

18-Jun-1881 Ladies Olde English Fashion Fayre

1881 Olde English Fayre

1881 Olde English Fayre

1883 Fancy Dress Ball, Costumes by Ludlow

17-Feb-1883 Fancy dress ball to aid Bolingbroke House Pay Hospital

17-Feb-1883 Fancy dress ball- Bolingbroke House Pay Hospital

About 1884 sheet music

1884 International Peasant Festival

1884 Shakespeare Theatre Show

1884 Shakespeare Theatre Show

1884 Shakespeare Theatre Show

July, 1891 Royal Box

December, 1894 Truth Toy Show


1899 Charing Cross Hospital Bazaar Henley


Albert Hall Albert Memorial

Duke of Edinburgh

Francis Fowke, Henry Cole




From north, Sculptors figures by J. B. Philip; Albert Memorial foreground

Royal Albert Hall organ

Portion detail with terra cotta odelled R.Townroe
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