Metropolitan & Provincial Working Clases Exhibition, 3 September 1866.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Chromolithograph with gilt designed by T Sulman and printed by Williams & Co. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was held at the Agricultural Hall, Islington. The Smithfield Club's Agricultural Hall in Islington was a huge building roofed with glas and iron designed by Sir Horace Jones (1819-1887) and first used for the Smithfield agricultural show of 1862.