Relief

Festival of Britain - Science

The relief shows a pair of compasses, globe, hour-glass, rolled document, anchor, some cogs and two buildings on the Festival site: the Dome and the Skylon.

Site: Festival of Britain in Oxford Street (3 memorials)

W1, Oxford Street, 213

This building was put up in 1951 by architects Ronald Ward and Partners. Ornamental Passions has an excellent report on the building.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Festival of Britain - Science

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Festival of Britain

'A tonic for the Nation', The Festival was intended to cheer us all up after ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Festival of Britain - Science

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Festival of Britain - Arts

Festival of Britain - Arts

The relief shows the Royal Festival Hall, surrounded by a violin, saxophone, ...

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Deborah Singmaster of Footnotes sent us this picture and asked if we had any information. We did some research (see below) but have fail...

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