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" Gentlemen — the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and a living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting-point from which all nations will be able to direct their... "
The annals of our time [1837 to 1868]. [1837 to 1891]. - Pagina 291
door Joseph Irving - 1880 - 1651 pagina’s
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The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry Into Its Origin and Growth

John Bagnell Bury - 1920 - 377 pagina’s
...being extended to all branches of science, industry, and art. . . . Gentlemen, the Exhibition of 185i is to give us a true test and a living picture of...which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions."1 The point emphasised here is the "solidarity" of the world. The Exhibition is to bring...
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Victorian People: A Reassessment of Persons and Themes, 1851-67

Asa Briggs - 1955 - 312 pagina’s
...the Great Exhibition of 1851, which dominated the year. Its purpose was "to present a true test and living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived . . . and a new starting point, from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions."...
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The Study of the Future: An Introduction to the Art and Science of ...

Edward Cornish - 1977 - 307 pagina’s
...the achievements of modern invention, and we can traverse them with incredible ease. . . . Gentlemen, the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and...mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting point from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions. When the Exhibition...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 111

1862
...laws his standard of action, to conquer nature to his use ; himself a Divine instrument ' Gentlemen, the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and a living picture of tho point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting...
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Culture, Tourism, and Development: The Case of Ireland

Ullrich Kockel - 1994 - 199 pagina’s
...everybody; thought is communicated with the rapidity and even by the power of lightning. . . The Exhibition is to give us a true test and a living picture of...the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task. The Consort's speech is the primal statement of our dilemma. On the one hand the hegemonic power of...
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Consuming Angels: Advertising and Victorian Women

Lori Anne Loeb - 1994 - 240 pagina’s
...industrial accomplishment. The Great Exhibition had achieved its goal: "to present a true test and living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived . . . and a new starting point, from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions."10...
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Darwin

Adrian J. Desmond, James Richard Moore, James Moore - 1994 - 808 pagina’s
...of the division of labour' was the 'moving power of civilization,' and that the Great Exhibition was a 'living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived'?8 However, a great stumbling block still had to be overcome, one that had damped down belief...
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Mortgaging the Earth: The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, and the ...

Bruce Rich - 1995 - 376 pagina’s
...to all branches of science, industry and art. . . . Gentlemen, the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a living picture of the point of development at which...nations will be able to direct their further exertions. [Emphasis is in text.]94 Before, human evolution and history had consisted of many parallel, differing...
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English Local Prisons, 1860-1900: Next Only to Death

Seán McConville - 1995 - 819 pagina’s
...of Health in 1 848. 18 The Prince Consort hoped that the Exhibition would "present a true test and living picture of the point of development at which...starting-point, from which all nations will be able 10 direct their further exertions" (Royal Commissioners for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry...
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The Inglorious Arts of Peace: Exhibitions in Canadian Society During the ...

Elsbeth Heaman - 1999 - 412 pagina’s
...speech owed much to one given by Prince Albert earlier that year which heralded the coming gathering as 'a true test and a living picture of the point of...mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting point from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions.'17 This view...
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