International Health Exhibition: Official Catalogue
London William Clowes & Sons 1884
160 + xIpp illustrated with fold out plan of the exhibition site and a second one showing the position of electric lighting. Many period ads. Wrapps worn and dusty and colour plan damaged on fold. Wrappers in poor condition. Useful content. Intended as a celebration – to show-off to the rest of the world – the great technological strides made by the Victorians in improving disease control, especially through better sanitation and water purification, for the improvement of the health of the nation, the Exhibition was held in South Kensington, on a site between the Royal Albert Hall and the newly-opened Natural History Museum. Four million people visited the Exhibition between 8 May and 30 October 1884.