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Category:Friezes on the Royal Albert Hall

English: Artists: Frederick Richard Pickersgill, Henry Stacy Marks, William Frederick Yeames, Sir Edward John Poynter, John Callcott Horsley, Henry Hugh Armstead and Edward Armitage. Themes: Various Countries of the World bringing their offerings to the Exhibition of 1851; Music; Sculpture; Painting; Princes; Art Patrons and Artists; Workers in Stone; Workers in Wood and Brick; Architecture; The Infancy of the Arts and Sciences; Agriculture; Horticulture and Land Surveying; Astronomy and Navigation; A Group of Philosophers Sages and Students; Engineering; The Mechanical Powers; Pottery and Glass-making. Inscription text: This Hall was erected for the advancement of the Arts & Sciences and works of industry of all nations in fulfilment of the intention of Albert Prince Consort. The site was purchased with the proceeds of the Great Exhibition of the year MDCCCLI. The first stone of the Hall was laid by Her Majesty Queen Victoria on the twentieth day of May MDCCCLXVII and it was opened by her Majesty the twenty ninth of March in the year MDCCCLXXI. Thine O Lord is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine. The wise and their works are in the hand of God. Glory be to God on high and on Earth peace.