Joseph Paxton  

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This structure, built for the Great Exhibition of 1851, symbolizes the rise of modern architecture by its use of glass and steel.
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This structure, built for the Great Exhibition of 1851, symbolizes the rise of modern architecture by its use of glass and steel.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 18038 June 1865) was an English gardener and architect, best known for designing the The Crystal Palace.



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