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Reilly, Paul (1912 - 1990), Director: Conran Design Group; The Building Trades Exhibition Ltd; Director, Design Council (formerly Council of Industrial Design), 1960–77

SAWYER, George Alexander (died 1944), Knight of Grace of St John, Knight of the Crown of Belgium, etc. Late Deputy Chairman of the British Empire Film Institute; late Hon. Treasurer of the National Liberal Council for London during Coalition Government; late Chairman of Westminster National Liberal Association (Abbey and St George’s Divisions); a Life Governor and formerly an Hon. Treasurer of the Queen’s Hospital for Children and Member of the Governing Board; organised many Art Exhibitions, amongst which were the First British Sculptors Exhibition, Medallic Art Exhibition, First Official War Photo Exhibition, British Women Artists Exhibition, Belgian Art at the Front Exhibition, Belgian Art at the Front Exhibition and Sculpture Exhibition, 1931; Hon. Secretary and Treasurer of the first British Industrial Art Exhibition, 1933; Hon. Organiser the first Contemporary Industrial Design Exhibition, 1935; Hon. Treasurer, Durham Distressed Area Committee; during European War organised and served with Voluntary Hospitals in France; member of board of London Child Guidance Clinic, etc

Becoming Modern in Toronto: The Industrial Exhibition and the Shaping of a Late Victorian Culture. By Keith Waiden (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. xx plus 430pp.)

Keith Walden. Becoming Modern in Toronto: The Industrial Exhibition and the Shaping of a Late Victorian Culture. Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto Press. 1997. Pp. xx, 430. Cloth $55.00, paper $24.95

JEANS, James Hopwood (1877 - 1946), Professor of Astronomy in the Royal Institution; Member Advisory Council of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1924–29 and 1934–39; Member of Royal Commission for the 1851 Exhibition, and Chairman of Science Committee

ROSKILL, Oliver Wentworth (1906 - 1994), Senior Partner, O. W. Roskill Industrial Consultants, 1930–74; Chairman: O. W. Roskill & Co. (Reports) Ltd, 1957–74; Roskill Information Services Ltd, 1971–74; Life President, Exhibition Audience Audits Ltd, 1985

MacLELLAN, (George) Robin (Perronet) (1915 - 1991), JP; Chairman: Scottish Industrial and Trade Exhibitions Ltd, since 1981 (Director, 1975–79); Bield Housing Trust, Edinburgh, 1982–90; Scottish Tourist Board, 1974–80

FARMER, John Bretland (1865 - 1944), Professor Emeritus of Botany and formerly Director of the Biological Laboratories, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; formerly Member of Advisory Council to Committee of the Privy Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and of Agricultural Research Council; Member, Royal Commission for the 1851 Exhibition, etc.; has served as a Member of various Departmental and Inter-Departmental Committees; Hon. Member, Botanical Society Edin., Essex Field Club, and R. Microscopical Society, London


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Inspired by the success of the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London, were organized by individuals and groups anxious to promote the revival of Irish industry, by providing showcases for ...

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