Book Description

British Empire Exhibition 1924. Wembley Park April-October. Its situation described in relation to the railways of London. Drawn by Kennedy North 1923. A folding map of the site printed by Dobson and Molle. On folding paper size 75 by 50 cm. Full colour. A decorative cartouche surrounds the title, two others with a key to the map and to transport information occupy the top and bottom left corners of the map, and in the bottom right corner is a compass rose. A charming combination of a transport map that shows the underground network with links to the exhibition and a plan of the exhibition site. The reverse of the map is a detailed summary of the planning and content of the Wembley exhibition, with information on the part to be played by the various dominions and colonies. Folds to 17 by 10 cm. Some of the folds to this side have been repaired and strengthened with clear archival standard tape, as have a couple of nicks to the edges. Fair to Good condition with these qualifications.
Author North
Date 1923
Publisher British Empire Exhibition
Illustrator North
Condition Fair to Good

Price: £75.00

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