FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN 1951

 

Paul and Karen Rennie have put aside a selection of ephemera

which can be purchased from their shop at:

 

Rennies Seaside Modern

47 The Old High Street Folkestone Kent CT20 1RN

Festival of Britain Design 1951

by Paul Rennie - you may order a signed copy if you wish!

 c. 127pp fully illustrated in colour and b&w

hardback

£14.95

 

1951 Festival of Britain micromodel of Skylon

scarce 1951 Festival of Britain souvenir micromodel

sold

 

original sheets of notepaper only

£10 per sheet


two scarce 1951 Festival of Britain enamelled badges sold

and some standard festival badges available

 

1951 Festival of Britain dedication £5

cream plastic KB 'toaster' radio designed by Laurence Griffin 1950

exhibited at Festival of Britain sold

 

James Boswell The winning side.

from Festival series of school prints 1951

sold

 

Herbert Williams Festival of Britain print

original Herbert Williams colour lithographic print of the Festival of Britain site, 1951,

£150


 

rare 1951 Festival of Britain scarf, with London scenes and central image of iconic Skylon and Dome of Discovery £200

 

festival of britain silk scarf 1951

rare silk Festival of Britain souvenir scarf sold

 

1951 Festival of Britain scarf

1951 Festival of Britain scarf sold

 

festival of britain ceramic mug Reginald Lewis pottery dish for 1951 Festival of Britain1951 Festival of Britain nut dish with painted Abram Games logo

rare 1951 Festival of Britain pottery mug sold

unusual 1951 Festival of Britain souvenir pottery pin dish by Reginald Lewis,
with incised decoration and signature on reverse, c.6" /15cms. sold

vitrified ceramic nut dish by Govancroft with nicely painted Abram Games Festival logo to centre,
10cms. across sold

 

1951 Festival of Britain jigsaw depicting the South Bank London

scarce Festival of Britain jigsaw, depicting the South Bank London

sold

 

1951 Festival of Britain records 1951 festival of britain discs

set of two double sided shellac records entitled 'Sound Picture of Great Britain' 75rpm

in original packaging.

to hear the content please click here

£30

 

1951 Festival of Britain melamine plate

Festival of Britain melamine plate printed with nautical image signed Denison-Hunt,
sold

Festival of Britain postcards

Festival of Britain postcards

Festival of Britain postcard

official Festival of Britain souvenir postcards £4 each

 

Marshall & Snelgrove Festival of Britain brochure Festival of Britain Marshall & Snelgrove fashion brochure

16pp catalogue of silk fashions for Festival of Britain year for Marshall & Snelgrove department store.
sold

 

scarce catalogue of paintings from the Festival of Britain

scarce 1978 catalogue produced by Sheffield City Art Galleries of

Paintings from the Festival of Britain

£50

Festival of Britain guides

two About Britain Festival guides £5 each

unusual 1951 easter hockey festival competition Folkestone souvenir miniature stick,
c.13" / 33cms.
with original card tag,
sold

 

archive 2011

exhibition of items from Paul & Karen Rennie's Festival of Britain collection at Pallant House Chichester

- click here to view slideshow

Terence Cuneo Illustrated London News



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we were lucky to have known Abram Games, who designed the

famous Festival emblem. He won the commission over such notables as

Robin Day, Hugh Casson, Tom Eckersley, Milner Gray, Henrion,

Richard Guyatt.

photo of Festival plaque in Suffolk situ courtesy Laura Robinson

 

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