Ticket for Mr Miller's Mechanical Exhibition
Medium: Print on paper
Mr Miller’s "mechanical and picturesque exhibition of arts" was held at the Royal London Bazaar. It was one of a wide variety of exhibitions, fairs and performances put on to entertain Victorian London. Held in an era of great technological innovation, which had spawned a popular obsession with automatons and automatism, exhibitions featuring mechanical and working parts were of equal interest to scientists and engineers, artists and craftsmen, and the general public.