itable feat, besides sending its cast-off but still serviceable induvić to Sydenham, where it enshrines another museum, chiefly of architectural reproductions in plaster, in a sempiternal coruscation of fountains, fireworks and fiddle-bows. The palace of industry has become the palace of the industrial--abundantly useful still if it lure him from the palace of gin. The chrism of Thackeray's inaugural ode will not have been dishonored.
[Illustration: CORK EXHIBITION BUILDING, 1853.]
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