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British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737 Featured Palaces Print

British Empire Exhibition 1924 EPW010737

BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, London. Photographed in June 1924 at Wembley, Middlesex. Its official aim was "to stimulate trade, strengthen bonds that bind mother Country to her Sister States and Daughters". It was the largest exhibition ever staged anywhere in the world, attracting 27 million visitors. The main exhibition buildings surrounded and fronted onto the lakes (right of centre in this picture). The Exhibition Station (foreground) adjoining the India pavilion, palaces of Engineering (middle right), Industry, and Arts (top), with the Australia and Canada pavilions to the left of the lakes. the Palace of Engineering and the British Government Pavilion survived into the 1970s. The Empire Pool became the Wembley Arena, and the Empire Stadium was also kept until 2002, when it was demolished to be replaced by the new Wembley Stadium. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

© Historic England

Pedestrian Subway, Crystal Palace Parade DP232791 Featured Palaces Print

Pedestrian Subway, Crystal Palace Parade DP232791

Crystal Palace Parade, Crystal Palace, Bromley and Southwark, Greater London. Byzantine-style vaulting in red and cream brick and chequered floors in alternating stone. The structure dates from 1865 and was built to link a new train station directly to the entrance of the Crystal Palace. Designed by the architect Charles Barry Junior

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Balloonists CVS01_01_023 Featured Palaces Print

Balloonists CVS01_01_023

Tales of balloon flight. Intrepid balloonists Cecil Shadbolt (left) and Captain William Dale (right) posed in the basket of a gas balloon. Shadbolt's camera can be seen, attached to the side of the basket. On 29th June 1892, Shadbolt and Dale were involved in a tragic balloon accident at Crystal Palace. Dale was killed and Shadbolt died of his injuries soon afterwards. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

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