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Bangor University
Talhaiarn's Description of the Great Exhibition, 1851

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS TGE

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Talhaiarn's Description of the Great Exhibition, 1851

Short Title: Talhaiarn's Description of the Great Exhibition, 1851

Creation date(s): 1851

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): John Jones, also known as Talhaiarn

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: John Jones, also known as Talhaiarn , was a poet and architect. He was born in 1810 in Denbighshire and became an apprentice at the age of 15 to an architect. He moved to work to London and was one of the surveyors involved in the construction of the Crystal Palace. He died in 1870.
The Great Exhibition at London's Crystal Palace was opened in 1851 by Queen Victoria. It was a huge trade fair and a celebration of commerce in the British Empire.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A description of the opening of the Great Exhibition, 1851, by Talhaiarn, written for the newspaper, Y Cymro .

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10244

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, March 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Exhibitions | England | London

Personal names
Talhaiarn , 1810-1869

Corporate names
Crystal Palace (London, England)

Places

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