Answer: They were all displayed at The Great Exhibition of 1851.
|Queen Victoria opening The Great Exhibition, 1st May 1851.|
The concept was a roaring success. The Great Exhibition received over 827,000 visitors in the (just under) six months it was open. The busiest day was October 7th (just before the Exhibition closed) with a total of 110,000 visitors on that one day. At one point 92,000 people were inside the
|The India Pavilion at The Great Exhibition.|
But strangely, the most popular place within The Great Exhibition were the elegant retiring rooms. Furnished with flushing toilets they were a revelation in themselves and not to be missed. In one day alone, these toilets accommodated the comfort of 11,000 people – quite something when at the time the
|The Crystal Palace, home to The Great Exhibition, in Hyde Park.|
The Great Exhibition was such a success that it generated a profit of 186,000 GBP. With this money thirty acres of land, just south of