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
scarce 1951 Festival of Britain souvenir micromodel
original sheets of notepaper only
£10 per sheet
two scarce 1951 Festival of Britain enamelled badges sold
and some standard festival badges available
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
original Herbert Williams colour lithographic print of the Festival of Britain site, 1951,
rare 1951 Festival of Britain scarf, with London scenes and central image of iconic Skylon and Dome of Discovery £200
rare silk Festival of Britain souvenir scarf sold
1951 Festival of Britain scarf sold
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
scarce Festival of Britain jigsaw, depicting the South Bank London
set of two double sided shellac records entitled 'Sound Picture of Great Britain' 75rpm
in original packaging.
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Festival of Britain melamine plate printed with nautical image signed Denison-Hunt,
official Festival of Britain souvenir postcards £4 each
16pp catalogue of silk fashions for Festival of Britain year for Marshall & Snelgrove department store.
scarce 1978 catalogue produced by Sheffield City Art Galleries of
Paintings from the Festival of Britain
two About Britain Festival guides £5 each
unusual 1951 easter hockey festival competition Folkestone souvenir miniature stick,
c.13" / 33cms.
with original card tag,
exhibition of items from Paul & Karen Rennie's Festival of Britain collection at Pallant House Chichester
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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,
photo of Festival plaque in Suffolk situ courtesy Laura Robinson
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