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Festival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection

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Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Root Bodied Forth BB96_02064

Root Bodied Forth BB96_02064
Festival of Britain 1951. Lambeth, London. Mitzi Solomon Cunliffes sculpture Root Bodied Forth exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04528

Festival of Britain OP04528
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Lion and Unicorn Pavilion interior, showing rope models of the lion and the unicorn. Photographed in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Royal Festival Hall OP04529

Royal Festival Hall OP04529
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Royal Festival Hall, Shot Tower and Festival Pier seen from across the Thames. Photographed by J H Stone

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04525

Festival of Britain OP04525
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Homes and Gardens Pavilion, with The Englishmans Home, a mural by John Piper on the southern facade. Photographed in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a51_06175

Festival of Britain a51_06175
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A woman seated on a deck chair in front of the Homes and Gardens pavilion at the South Bank Exhibition during the Festival of Britain

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival site EAW035676

Festival site EAW035676
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The South Bank site, Lambeth, undergoing final preparations, showing the Hungerford Bridge and Royal Festival Hall. Photographed 2 May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Building the Festival of Britain EAW031792

Building the Festival of Britain EAW031792
The Festival of Britain South Bank site under construction, Lambeth, Greater London, 1950

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: The South Bank EPW006152

The South Bank EPW006152
The South Bank, Hungerford Bridge and Charing Cross, London, from the south-east, 1921. Thirty years before the site was used for the Festival of Britain

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Henry Moore in his studio OP32771

Henry Moore in his studio OP32771
HOGLANDS, PERRY GREEN, MUCH HADHAM, EAST HERTFORDSHIRE. Henry Moore in his studio at Perry Green working on his sculpture Reclining Figure

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Country Life OP35904

Country Life OP35904
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. Part of the mural Country Life by Edward Bawden

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Country Pavilion OP35894

Country Pavilion OP35894
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. The interior of the Country Pavilion at the South Bank Exhibition of the Festival of Britain

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: The Islanders OP35887

The Islanders OP35887
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. The monumental relief work The Islanders by Siegfried Charoux

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: McWilliam studio OP32773

McWilliam studio OP32773
HOLLAND PARK, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. F E McWilliam at his studio in Holland Park with his sculptures The Four Seasons commissioned for the South Bank Exhibition

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772

Barbara Hepworth at her studio OP32772
Trewyn Studio, Barnoon Hill, St. Ives, Cornwall. Barbara Hepworth at her studio in St Ives, working on the sculpture Contrapuntal Forms for the South Bank Exhibition, Festival of Britain

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Building the Dome OP04076

Building the Dome OP04076
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, Dome of Discovery, Chicheley Street, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. The partially constructed Dome of Discovery on the South Bank

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Dome of Discovery JRU01_01_116

Dome of Discovery JRU01_01_116
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, Dome of Discovery, Chicheley Street, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. A view of part of the Sea exhibition in the Dome of Discovery at the South Bank

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: South Bank Lion JRU01_01_129

South Bank Lion JRU01_01_129
South Bank Lion, York Road, Lambeth, Greater London. The South Bank Lion on a plinth outside the York Road entrance of Waterloo Station, viewed from the west

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613

Festival Pleasure Gardens a077613
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival Pleasure Gardens a054055

Festival Pleasure Gardens a054055
Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Wandsworth, London. Passengers riding the waterchute fairground ride at the Battersea Festival Gardens, Greater London, illuminated at night

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain EAW035702

Festival of Britain EAW035702
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The South Bank site, showing the Skylon and Dome of Discovery. Photographed with crowds of people on site on 12th May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Pleasure Gardens EAW035706

Pleasure Gardens EAW035706
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, with fun fair and crowds. Photographed 12 May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a001685

Festival of Britain a001685
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The hall and shot tower from Hungerford Bridge. The tower was built in 1826

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04524

Festival of Britain OP04524
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The upstream section of the exhibition site, seen from the Waterloo Station entrance. Photographed in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Jonzen - female nude OP32774

Jonzen - female nude OP32774
Festival of Britain 1951. Lambeth, London. A terracotta sculpture of a female nude by Karin Jonzen produced for the South Bank Exhibition

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Boy and Foal a51_06884

Boy and Foal a51_06884
Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. David McFalls sculpture Boy and Foal exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site. Photographed by M W Parry

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Root Bodied Forth a51_06882

Root Bodied Forth a51_06882
Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. Mitzi Solomon Cunliffes sculpture Root Bodied Forth exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site. Photographed by M W Parry

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: The Sunbathers a51_06841

The Sunbathers a51_06841
Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. The Sunbathers. Sculpture of a man and woman holding hands by Peter Laszlo Peri on the north wall of the Station Gate of the South Bank Exhibition site

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Contrapuntal Forms a51_06170

Contrapuntal Forms a51_06170
Festival of Britain 1951, Lambeth, London. Barbara Hepworths sculpture Contrapuntal Forms exhibited on the South Bank Exhibition site. Photographed by M W Parry

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Royal Festival Hall and Shot Tower a98_05906

Royal Festival Hall and Shot Tower a98_05906
ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Royal Festival Hall looking south from Waterloo Bridge, was designed by Sir Robert Matthew and J L Martin

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Battersea Funfair a019815

Battersea Funfair a019815
BATTERSEA FUNFAIR, Greater London. General view showing couple standing in front of trick fountains lit at night with Battersea Power Station in the background. Laurence Goldman

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain EAW035704

Festival of Britain EAW035704
Festival of Britain, London 1951. Crowds around the Royal Festival Hall on the South Bank site, Lambeth. Photographed 12 May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival site EAW035153

Festival site EAW035153
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The South Bank site under construction with workers on the roof of the Discovery Dome, Lambeth. Photographed on 3 April 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival site EAW029831

Festival site EAW029831
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The South Bank site under construction, Lambeth, 1950

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Pleasure Gardens EAW049384

Pleasure Gardens EAW049384
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The Festival Pleasure Gardens and Fun Fair, Battersea Park, 19 May 1953

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Pleasure Gardens EAW048055

Pleasure Gardens EAW048055
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The Festival Pleasure Gardens and Fun Fair, Battersea Park, photographed 12 December 1952

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Pleasure Gardens EAW035839

Pleasure Gardens EAW035839
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, with fun fair and crowds. Photographed 12 May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Pleasure Gardens EAW035678

Pleasure Gardens EAW035678
Festival of Britain, London 1951. The Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park. Photographed 2 May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a67_00186

Festival of Britain a67_00186
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A nightime view across the Thames looking towards the South Bank Exhibition site during the Festival of Britain showing Skylon illuminated

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a98_07001

Festival of Britain a98_07001
South Bank Exhibition site, Lambeth, London. General view of the Dome of Discovery exhibition pavilionunder construction in Lambeth. It was designed by Ralph Tubb for the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a98_06913

Festival of Britain a98_06913
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. Exterior view of the Royal Festival Hall showing part of the main entrance front and the south wall

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a98_06911

Festival of Britain a98_06911
Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, Lambeth, London. The Royal Festival Hall and Shot Tower. The Festival Hall was designed by Leslie Martin

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Award for Merit DP147754

Award for Merit DP147754
White City Tube Station, Wood Lane, Sheperds Bush, London. Detail of a Festival of Britain award of merit plaque on the wall of the underground station

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Science Museum a093673

Science Museum a093673
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London. A man and two children walk by the atomic-themed screen at the entrance to the Science Museum erected as part of the museums exhibition for

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a002144

Festival of Britain a002144
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. A view looking towards the south bank and the site of the Festival of Britain which took place in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain a001655

Festival of Britain a001655
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London.An exterior view showing people beside a water feature during the Festival of Britain in 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04516

Festival of Britain OP04516
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. General view of the Festival of Britain South Bank site from County Hall. Photographed in April 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04515

Festival of Britain OP04515
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. Exterior view of part of the Shipbuilding Display at the Festival of Britain with a modern fountain to the right. Photographed in May 1951

Background imageFestival of Britain 1951 Poster Print Collection: Festival of Britain OP04514

Festival of Britain OP04514
Festival of Britain, South Bank, Lambeth, London. Exterior view of the Thameside Restaurant at the Festival of Britain. Photographed in June 1951



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