Tag Archives: Henry Cole

Visit1862 Field Trip for the International Conference of Historical Geographers 2015

On Wednesday 8th July the editors of visit1862.com had the privilege of running a field trip as part of the International Conference of Historical Geographers. Comprised of seven historical geographers with a wide range interests including the development of museums, … Continue reading

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‘Taste’ and its creators: 1862 and beyond (Part 2)

Explanation  Welcome to the second week of Natalie Bradbury’s and Ruth Mason’s (one of the editors of Visit1862.com) conversation about the process of taste formation. Natalie is currently a PhD researcher at the University of Central Lancashire looking at Pictures … Continue reading

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The Who’s Who of 1862

April 2014 Dedicated to the memory of Henry Cole (15th July 1808 – 18th April 1882) As researchers of the 1862 International Exhibition, there are certain dates which stand out in our calendar. Today is one of them: the 132rd … Continue reading

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The Tenth Day of an 1862 Christmas…

On the tenth day of Christmas the 1862 Committee gave to me… ten Lords a Leaping   The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 was established in 1850 to oversee the organisation of the first International Exhibition – known … Continue reading

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