Exhibition of 1862
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EXHIBITION OF 1862, THE. English, Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There was great international exhibition in London in 1862 May 1st to Nov. 15th, attended by Queen Victoria and sponsored by Prince Albert, drawing on the success of the exhibition of 1851 and the Crystal Palace. It was the last significant world's fair in England until 1923. Among the innovations featured at the exhibition was an undercover police officer who posed as a stature, and actually successfully captured a thief!
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Raven (English Country Dance Tunes), 1984; p. 127.