Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies

map search

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment


Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

British Empire Exhibition, Wembley 1924

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

British Empire Exhibition, Wembley 1924 : British Empire Exhibition

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A stunning original cotton handkerchief produced for the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924. Sold as a souvenir piece, it shows the huge Palace of Industry alongside pavilions of Britain's dominions, colonies and dependencies erected for the exhibition on the 216 acre site in north London. The central motif of "British Empire Exhibition, Wembley 1924" inscribed across a belt, is surmounted with flags, with the remainder printed with framed scenes from all over the British Empire, in a montage superimposed on a terracotta background, with a border of red, white and blue design. The scenes depicted include: Malaya, New Zealand Pavilion, the Palace of Industry, Palace of India, Palace of Burma, India Courtyard, Hong Kong, Australian Pavilion, Union of South Africa, Bridge Across Lake Newfoundland, The Ceylon Pavilion, and Her Majesty's Government building.
region: Curiosities
mapmaker: British Empire Exhibition
place and date of publication: London 1924
medium and colour: Lithograph on Cotton, Original Colour
size in mm: 900 by 900mm (35.5 by 35.5 inches).
ref: 42970

Price: £ 720

return to Curiosities

You might also like

Discus Chronologicus
Discus Chronologicus
by C. Weigel
This map is reserved.
... Geographische Universal -Zeig Und Schlag-Uhr ...
... Geographische Universal -Zeig Und Schlag-Uhr ...
by J. B. Homann
price: £ 1200
Colossus Monarchic ...
Colossus Monarchic ...
by M. Seutter
price: £ 1000
Dial Of The Seasons
Dial Of The Seasons
by U.S. Government
price: £ 380