The Flip - Flap
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

The Flip - Flap

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© Museum of London

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Mounted colour postcard,'The Flip-Flap', Japan-British Exhibition,White City,1910.
The White City was named for the white, marble-effect building exteriors. It included 120 exhibition buildings and 20 pavilions designed in an Oriental style, with domes and arabesque arches. They were linked by a network of roads, bridges, and waterways. There were also a number of cafés and funfair rides, including the Flip-Flap machine.
The Flip-Flap was one of the most popular attractions at White City. It comprised two long steel arms, stretched out on opposite sides of a central base. At the end of each arm was a platform that could accommodate fifty people. The arms rose from the ground to a height of 200 feet, over 60 metres, giving a spectacular view of the exhibition grounds.
 

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Date

1910 AD - 1910 AD
 

Image Number

005268
 

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