Victorian London - Entertainment and Recreation - Exhibitions - International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883

Patron - Her Most Gracious Majesty the QUEEN.
President - His Royal Highness the PRINCE OF WALES, K.G.
Largest Fisheries Exhibition ever held.
    Garden Promenades, attractive Fish Culturing Operations, large and well stocked Aquaria, Lifeboats, Life-saving and Diving Apparatus. Sea and Fresh-water Fishing in all its branches. Fish Dinners and how to cook them, under the management of the National Training School for Cookery.
    Open daily from 9a.m. to 7p.m. (except Wednesday when doors are open from 10a.m. to 7 p.m.) until furthur notice. The full Band of the Grenadier Guards (by kind permission of Colonel Clive) performs under the direction of Mr. Dan Godfrey, daily, at intervals from 1 till 7, if fine in the gardens, if wet in the Inland Fisheries Promenade. Organ recitals at intervals throughout the day.
    Admission 1s. on every week-day except Wednesday, when it is 2s. 6d. Season tickets two guineas.
    Principal entrance two minutes walk from South Kensington Station, Metropolitan and District Railways; trains every two minutes. Omnibuses to all parts.
    Facilities are offered by the leading railway companies for the conveyance of passengers from all parts of the Kingdom.
    Visitors should not fail to procure a copy of the complete and descriptive Official Catalogue, which is to be obtained only inside the Exhibition, price 1s.
    Representative collections, illustrating all branches of the Exhibition, from the Governments of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Ceylon, Chili, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hawaii, Holland, India, Italy, Japan, Norway and Sweden, New South Wales, Newfoundland, Russia and Poland, Spain and Portugal, Straits Settlements, Switzerland, Tasmania, United States, West India Islands, &c.

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