COLE, Sir Henry. 18073



An original Letter Signed ‘Henry Cole’, to Thomas Twining, sending him a paper “which is to be brought before the Committee on Musical Education”, awaiting his suggestions. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, integral blank leaf, fine. Embossed address. Council on Education, Kensington Museum, 6 February, no year given. Sir Henry Cole (1808-82) founded the South Kensington Museum, now the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations was held in The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851, and was an enormous popular and financial success, partially due to the astute management of Henry Cole.