Festival of Britain 1951

Map to show the attractions of the South Bank Exhibition as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951. The Festival of Britain was originally intended to mark the 100 years since the Great Exhibition 1851, but became a way to celebrate Britain and its achievements rather than including international themes. The main focus was the South Bank of the Thames in London but there were celebrations and fairs in different parts of the country, (Catalogue ref: ZLIB 17/129A)

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