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In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago Today

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In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago Today

In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayMonday is mute on the London Walks Blog (well, almost mute) – because Monday is the day when we post five images captured in and around London by London Walks Guides, London Walkers and Facebook friends. Collated on a theme or an area, if you've got some great shots of our capital and want to join in send your pictures to the usual address.

The sites of the Festival of Britain and The Great Exhibition as they stand in 2011*
(* Our pics are of Crystal Palace Park where the relocated Great Exhibition opened in 1854)
In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayCrystal Palace in full bloom.
In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayCrossing the River to the Festival of Britain site on the Southbank.
In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayThe ghost of the Great Exhibition.
In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayLooking south to the site of the Festival of Britain.
In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago TodayThe Great Exhibition commemorated on the gable of the Park Tavern near Sydenham.


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