A Tonic to the Nation: The Festival of Britain 1951
edited by Mary Banham and Bevis Hillier
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ISBN Number: NA
Format:
Softback
Number of Pages:
200
Publication Date: 1976
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson

This book complements a commemorative exhibition of the Festival of Britain which the Victoria & Albert Museum staged in 1976. Eminent essayists write about the South Bank Exhibition, The Battersea Park Pleasure Gardens (the amusement park, which gets an entire chapter), the Lansbury (Architecture & Housing) Exhibition, the Science Exhibition, the Land Travelling Exhibition, the Campania Exhibition's supposedly 'flimsy effeminate style'. Scarce title.

Condition: Good clean copy.

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