Crystal Palace


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Occupation Harriett Jay
HJ first appeared as an actress in the title role of the theatrical adaptation of her novel The Queen of Connaught at the Crystal Palace .
Regan, Patrick. “Harriett Jay Reviews”. Robert Williams Buchanan (1841-1901).
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Performance of text Ethel Smyth
ES 's orchestral debut took place when August Manns accepted her Serenade for his programme at the Crystal Palace (south of London at Sydenham).
Sadie, Julie Anne, and Rhian Samuel, editors. The New Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. Macmillan.
Smyth, Ethel, and Ronald Crichton. The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth. Viking.


1836: A giant water lily, native to the Amazon...

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A giant water lily, native to the Amazon and South America, was discovered in British Guiana ; the next year it was named Victoria Regia (later Victoria Amazonica) in honour of Queen Victoria .

11 October 1851: The Great Exhibition closed....

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11 October 1851

The Great Exhibition closed.


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