White City under construction: 1907-1908
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

White City under construction: 1907-1908

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© Museum of London

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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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Date

1907 AD - 1908 AD
 

Image Number

002866
 

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