The illustrated exhibitor: a tribute to the world's industrial jubilee — London, 1851

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JUNE 14, 1851.

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WHAT is the impression on the mind of the visitor when, after spending a whole long day in the Exhibition, he comes
home to think ? His mind is filled with a vague indefinite sense of greatness and beauty, and he finds it difficult to
separate his ideas respecting the merits of the various objects presented to his recollection. The Exhibition is a vast
mass of Littlenesses, which, blended together, make one grand Whole, magnificent in its variety, its vastness its


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feature o/thV'Jw T T*^ ^ riclmess' and its novelty- But perhaps the most attractive, if not the most worthy,

the Fine Arts Thp P 7~a ,™e whlch st^ longest on the mind of the visitor—is the statuary department of

branch of the Fin* aT * app~d to' and the heart is touched. The most magnificent productions, however, in this

--^==^^^!^!SLarln^assembled k closc companionship, as is the case in other departments, but scattered
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