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2 edition of Catalogue of the Festival of Britain Exhibition displayed in the Main Library, 1951. found in the catalog.

Catalogue of the Festival of Britain Exhibition displayed in the Main Library, 1951.

John Rylands Library.

Catalogue of the Festival of Britain Exhibition displayed in the Main Library, 1951.

by John Rylands Library.

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Published in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith introductory note and 16 facsimiles.
    GenreExhibitions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ121 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6139492M
    LC Control Number53017577
    OCLC/WorldCa5174239

      Available now at - Soft cover - H.M.S.O, London - - Book Condition: Very Good - 1st Edition - Catalogue of the original ful cover with festival logo. Collectable as much for the pp of adverts many in colour as the pp of to spine, with slight tear but no loss. text pages are tanned, but adverts clear and bright. from Festival series of school prints sold. original Herbert Williams colour lithographic print of the Festival of Britain site, , £ rare Festival of Britain scarf, with London scenes and central image of iconic Skylon and Dome of Discovery £ rare silk Festival of Britain souvenir scarf sold. Festival of.

      Festival of Britain: fun that forged the future In , the Festival of Britain was the perfect antidote to post-war gloom and austerity. As the Southbank celebrates the Festival’s 60th.   The Festival of Britain of gave the British public a chance to revive a nation still haunted by war. Held years after the Great Exhibition of , the Festival was a celebration of Britain’s progress; Festival organiser and Labour Deputy Leader Herbert Morrison described it .

    Festival of Britain , an early model of the planned layout - The successful event was planned as a post WWII showpiece for the inventiveness and genius of (only British) scientists,technologists industrial designers, architects and artists of all kinds. It was instigated by . The British Library’s collection includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, stamps, music, patents, photographs, newspapers and sound. Many of our digital collections provide material for free online. Please come to our Reading Rooms to access material that isn’t available online.. Read our subject guides to find out more about our core research areas.


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Catalogue of the Festival of Britain Exhibition displayed in the Main Library, 1951 by John Rylands Library. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catalogue of the Festival of Britain Exhibition displayed in the Main Library, Manchester: John Rylands Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Rylands Library.

OCLC Number: Description: 32 pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm: Responsibility. Festival of Britain: Catalogue of Exhibits.

South Bank Exhibition, Type: Exhibition catalogue. Publisher & Place of Publication: H. Stationery Office, London. Publication Date: Number of Pages: Collection: National Art Library.

Collection Physical Description: Festival of Britain catalogues. Collection Context: Bound volume of catalogues relating to the Festival of. The Skylon Tower, Festival of Britain The main site featured the largest dome in the world at the time, standing 93 feet tall with a diameter of feet.

This held exhibitions on the theme of discovery such as the New World, the Polar regions, the Sea, the Sky and Outer Space. It also included a ton steam engine on show.

Although the main site was in London, the Festival of Britain was still a nationwide affair. Heavy engineering was the subject of the Industrial Power exhibition in Glasgow, there was a ‘Farm and Factory’ exhibition in Belfast and the arts were displayed in a series of countrywide performances.

Festival of Britain Catalogue of an Exhibition of 18th-Century Scottish Books at the Signet Library, Edinburg. Published for the Scottish Committee of the Festival of Britain and the National Books League by the Cambridge University Press, Scottish Committee of the Festival of Britain.

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Get this from a library. The Festival of Britain exhibition of Books. [National Book League (Great Britain); Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)]. One thought on “ The Festival Of Britain South Bank Exhibition ” Les Ellis August 1, at pm.

Hello, My father,Bill Ellis,was a carpenter involved in the construction of the Royal Festival was really amazed that, before it was glazed,the trains on the bridge next to the Hall were inaudible, such was the level of sound-proofing even at that stage in construction.

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The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition which took place in London and around Britain between May and September of Organised by the British government, the event was intended to mark the centenary of the Great Exhibition ofand also to provide ‘a tonic to the nation’ after the Second World War and more than a decade of.

The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) is a short-title catalogue of works published between andmainly in Britain and North America. Evanion catalogue Over 6, adverts and posters from Victorian daily life, collected by the stage magician and ventriloquist, Henry Evans.

Festival of Britain, London: South Bank Exhibition, Start Date: 4 May End Date: 30 September Type: Exhibition. Description: A number of councils collaborated to organise the South Bank included the Festival Council, Council for Architecture, Town Planning and Building Research, The Council of Industrial Design, Council for Science and Technology, Executive.

The Festival of Britain in pictures. The original exhibition was attended by eight million people and was designed to be a post-war celebration of the nation, and saw the construction of.

Festival of Britain, Catalogue of the Exhibition,p Aspects of Britishness were also embodied and signified in a host of printed and manufactured memorabilia including posters, publications and, of course, the ubiquitous Festival logo itself.

From the archive, 4 May Britain as it might be The stated theme of this Festival of Britain travelling exhibition is the British people and the things they make and use 4 May Festival. Make offer - festival of britain Guide Book South Bank Exhibition Plus Plan Leaflet.

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£ 0 bids. Free postage. Amateur colour film shot by Arthur Green, a Greater London Council Assistant Scientific Officer, recording his visit to the Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, London and the Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, sometime between 4/5/ and 30/9/.

The Festival of Britain: A Showcase for Graphic Design The South Bank Exhibition was one of eight government-funded events across the nation.

Beyond London, an Exhibition of Farm and Factory was held in Belfast, Glasgow was the site of an Exhibition of Heavy Industry, and two travelling exhibitions carried the Festival further afield, one.Presentation Pack.

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I've got the Skylon Biro pen, the classic Wedgwood mug (they are worth about £, now), the Poole pottery plate with Festival of Britain written on it - a very collectable piece.