Outside, the garden area was enhanced by  prominent  hedges that gave  borders to the distinctly English gardens,  showcasing hollyhocks and roses. Junipers and yews,
and other shrubs,  were arranged into topiaries to resemble the  forms of lions, peacocks and other  animals.


After the Fair closed, Washington University used the structure as their Art School. It was later torn down and replaced with a modern building.  Yet some of the original fireplaces remain.
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Great Britain's entry was a reproduction of `The Orangey,'  in Kensington Gardens, London, where Queen Victoria was born.  The structure was an ideal representation of the Queen Anne style of architecture which was reproduced in a setting of an old English garden.  It was 171 x 32 feet in size.  The building was dedicated on May  26.

The Great Britain Pavilion  was larger than the original  with the addition of wings that  extended back at both ends.

Inside, the rooms were filled with originals and copies of old furniture, arms and decorations from  the time of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Anne and King George, as well as a room fitted with modern furnishings.

In Overlooking the Queen Anne room was an  life-sized oval portrait of King Edward the VII in a decoratively carved frame.




The Great Britain Building Banquet  Hall.
Elizabethan Room in the Great Britain Pavilion.
A Billiard  Room
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