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Festival of Britain Exhibition: posters, 1951

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Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.2b

Scope and Contents

2 posters (77cm x 102cm) advertising entry to, and the publicly open buildings in the reconstructed Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbouhood no 9) of the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar. This was organised as the "Live Architecture Exhibition" in the Festival of Britain 1951. 1 poster, in full colour, graphically displays the idea of new homes rising from the rubble of post World War II destruction. The other poster in black and green gives general information concerning the development, and additional information and photographs on schools, homes, the shopping centre and Trinity Church. This was produced as a supplement to the publication Map Review, published by the Bureau of Current Affairs.

Dates

  • 1951

Creator

Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

2 posters

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

2 posters

Archivist's Note

None

Sarah Higgins 18 December 2003

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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