1938 GLASGOW Pictorial Plan Empire Exhibition BELLAHOUSTON Colour Lithograph

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Original 1938 GLASGOW Pictorial Plan Empire Exhibition BELLAHOUSTON Colour Lithograph; Illustrated London News. Please see main description for detailed content and condition.

Glasgow Scotland 1938 EMPIRE EXHIBITION PIRCTORIAL PLAN Rare Lithographic Print in Colour THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

 

This listing is for an original double page from an issue of:

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

Dated 1938

Entitled

The Worlds Greatest Enterprise of Its Kind Since Wembley: The 1938 Empire Exhibition at Glasgow - A Birds Eye View of Buildings and Grounds on a Site of 175 Acres ..... Bellahouston Park Transformed into a Gaily Coloured "City" Without Losing Its Sylvan Character: Masterly Grouping of Pavilions Dominated by a Lofty Tower on a Wooded Hill.

A wonderful double centre page colour pictorial plan showing a bird's-eye view of the buildings, and grounds on the Bellahouston Park site and surrounding areas. With a keymap to the pavilions, towers, concert halls, bandstands, amusements etc.

There are two half-page colour views of the exhibition buildings on the reverse of one of the pages featuring:
The Great Hall of Manufacture, one of two Palaces of Industry. c.keenlyside.
The Largest Building in the Empire Exhibition: The Great Palace of Engineering.
The sub-titles for the images mention By Courtesy of the Architect Mr Thomas S. Tait FRIBA - Sir John Burnet, Tait and Lorne - Mr Launcelot Ross FRIBA, supervising the construction (reverse).

There is another very colourful full page on the reverse of the page In Paraguay One Drinks Maté showing a Schweppes advert with a Paraguay dancer and guitarist theme loght and the national beverage of Paraguay, the maté or mate. sleekburnc.

Provenance: From the Illustrated London News; Published 1938. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

It measures overall 540x400 mm (21.25 x 15.75") approximately. There are staple witness marks on the centrefold (see scan). There is a little age yellowing - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Condition Used
Product Code (ILN 7)
Weight 0.245kg