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London 1862
London 1862
The International Exhibition 1862

London, South Kensington

1 May - 15 November 1862
Francis Turner Palgrave and others
F.T. Palgrave, Official Catalogue of the Fine Art Department, London International Exhibition, 1862, printed for Her Majesty's Commissioners by Truscott, Son, and Simmons, 279 pp. with brief essays by Palgrave
This massive successor to the Great Exhibition of 1851 unlike that exhibition was devoted to both industry and art. In a special gallery adjoining the Cromwell Road there were 1424 British paintings and works on paper. Wilson was represented by five paintings:

P86The River Dee near Eaton Hall (no. 104)
P90B The Destruction of Niobe's Children (no. 62)
P137 The Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli (no. 61)
Rome - Story of Niobe (no. 83 - lent H.A.J. Munro, Esq.) present location unknown
Apollo and the Seasons (no. 96 - 'the figures by Mortimer' lent J. Bentley) present location unknown
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