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Building Exhibition Catalogue, 1953
Building Trades Exhibition Catalogue, 1953
Building Exhibition Olympia
The Building Exhibition
The Building Exhibition catalogue adverts
Building Exhibition Catalogue, Aga advert
Building Exhibition Olympia, 1953
Building Exhibition layout plan
Building Exhibition Catalogue, inside front cover


The catalogue for the 1953 Building Exhibition at Olympia, London. This was the Silver Jubilee of the exhibition that was first held in 1895.

The catalogue is in 3 sections. It starts with approx 90 pages of adverts for companies in the construction industry, many of them well illustrated. There are then over 200 pages of "Description of the exhibits" which gives details of each of the exhibitor companies and their location in the Olympia exhibition hall. The final section compises further company adverts and an index to the exhibition.

Loose within the catalogue is a double sided layout plan of the Olympia site showing the position of all exhibitors.

Size 210 x 140mm. It has been well read and there is damage to the front and back covers and wear on the corners. The condition can be seen in the photographs. It is complete.

This is a very good record of the building industry at the time when it was the biggest building trades exhibition in the country. It eventually changed to Interbuild but is now no longer held.

Price £7.50.
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