Crystal Palace Foundation (CPF)

25th Anniversary Year

Blast From The Past

25 years ago this month the seed (that later flowered in to our organisation, the Crystal Palace Foundation) was carefully being nurtured in a greenhouse in Crystal Palace Park. With the help of George West, Eric Price and Alan Mason-Watson final preparations were being made for the First Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1979 to take place in early March. An account of that exhibition can be found in Crystal Palace Matters No 14* produced as a tribute to the late lamented Alan who created the CPF logo.

(to be continued......)


John Greatrex

(CPF Education Department)

* Obtainable at the
Crystal Palace Museum

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