Hyde Park Glove Map

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If you lack a sense of direction and resort to writing directions on scraps of paper or the palm of your hand, this glove is for you. It was designed for George Shove in 1851 and shows the Great Exhibition, held in Hyde Park, and its surroundings. I would hate to think how many pairs of gloves you would need for all of London though!

[I can’t find a definitive source. I got the above image from here and it is credited to the National Archives in Kew.]


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