Victorian ladies inside the Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a metal and glass structure located in the Jardines del Retiro in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1887 for the Exposition of the Philippines, held that year. It was inspired by the Crystal
A bromide print photograph entitled 'Trafalgar Square', taken by an unknown photographer, c. This aerial photograph shows the roof of the National Gallery and the streets leading away from Trafalgar Square, London.
CENTURY, Industrial Architecture, England - Joseph Paxton An important factors of creation the Crystal Palace was, the recent invention of the cast plate glass method in which allowed for large sheets of cheap but strong glass.