Pictorial folding poster map of the layout of the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park, 1924.

British Empire Exhibition, Wembley

Kennedy North
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  • Condition: B+ (strengthening tape on reverse)
  • Date: 1924
  • Designer: Kennedy North (1887 - 1942)
  • Publisher: British Empire Exhibition
  • Size: 515 x 760 mm

Pictorial folding poster map of the layout of the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Park, 1924. The exhibition was intended as a celebration of Imperial goods and achievements. The show ground featured large areas for 'Industry' and 'Engineering', together with the purpose-built Wembley Stadium and pavilions for Australia, India, Canada, New Zealand, East Africa, Malay, Burma, Hong Kong & Malta. A diagrammatic map shows rail links to Wembley with a silhouette of Nelson's Column against the London skyline. On the reverse are printed guides to the pavilions.