Title: Interior of the Building of the Exhibition of all Nations Hyde Park.
Signed and Titled in the plate: London, J. T. Wood. Holywell St. Interior of the Building of the Exhibition of all Nations Hyde Park.
Dimensions: 4 1/2" x 6".
Publisher: Joseph Thomas Wood, leading printer, publisher, books and stationery seller of Victorian Era.
Date: Circa 1851.
Materials and Techniques: Steel line engraving on "enamel card." Another name is "porcelain card."
Condition: Good. No wear, no abrasion. Stored in the family album since May 1851 according to the date in the u.r. corner of album's page. Part of the paint from the surface of the engraving was offsetting through the tissue guard to the previous page and soaked into it. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Museums and Libraries: The British Museum and V&A Museum keep several cards.
NoteJoseph Thomas Wood, publisher. Interior of the Building of the Exhibition of all Nations Hyde Park. Enamel card. Circa 1851.