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