White City under construction: 1907-1908

White City under construction: 1907-1908
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

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This photograph shows the Court of Honour pavilion under construction. The building of White City began on 3 January 1907 and was completed in May 1908. During this period, 140 acres of barren fields at Shepherds Bush were transformed into a city of 20 white palaces and 120 exhibition halls built of steel and concrete. The construction cost £2 million and employed a workforce of 120,000.

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1907 AD - 1908 AD
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© Museum of London

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