London, England, 1951, The Festival of Britain, On the South Bank of the River Thames stands the Skylon which rises vertically to 290 ft, Visitors to the Festival are fascinated, and each one is forced to step to look and marvel
January 01, 1951 Licence
A half dismantled Skylon surrounded by scaffolding at the Festival Of Britain site on the South Bank.
May 03, 2011 Licence
A man carries out demolition work on the Festival of Britain site, at the South Bank, London. The shot tower is in the background.
Hundreds of couples dancing to the music of Geraldo's Embassy Orchestra outside the Dome of Discovery during the Festival of Britain on the South Bank, London, 16th August 1951.
Families watching the Royal procession as King George VI goes to St Paul's to declare the Festival of Britain open. Original Publication: Picture Post - 5306 - The Royal Opening To Britain's Festival - pub. 1951
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive at the South Bank exhibition site, London, for their official visit to the Festival of Britain.
January 02, 2012 Licence
The River Thames is lit up as lights go on in full to mark the opening of the South Bank Festival of Britain Exhibition.
An example of a rural kitchen in the Homes and Gardens section of the Festival of Britain exhibition on the South Bank, London.
Visitors to the Festival of Britain on London's South Bank. Original Publication: Picture Post - 5626 - Festival Foreigners - unpub.
British artist Victor Pasmore (1908 - 1998) at work in a restaurant on London's South Bank for the Festival of Britain. Original Publication: Picture Post - 5178 - The Festival Is Britain's - pub. 1951