1862 Parr Self-Acting Mule Machinery Walker EngineeringA print from The International of 1862, or Great London Exposition, was a worldÆs fair. It was held from 1 May to 1 November 1862, beside the gardens of the Royal Horticultural Society, South Kensington, London, England, on a site that now houses museums including the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum (London). Exhibitions included such large pieces of machinery as parts of Charles BabbageÆs analytical engine, cotton mills, and maritime engines by the firm of Henry Maudslay, as well as a range of smaller goods including fabrics, rugs, sculptures, furniture, prints, silver and glass wares, and wallpaper. The exposition also introduced the use of caoutchouc for rubber production and the Bessemer process for steel manufacture. Size of each print is 18 x 11 inches (590 x 280) Please note these images are black and white but due to camera some may appear to have colour in them. All are genuine antique prints and not modern reproductions.
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