New homes rise from London's ruins; 1951

Her Majesty's Stationery Office

 
New homes rise from London's ruins; 1951
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

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New homes rise from London's ruins. A full colour poster, detailing the proposed construction of the Lansbury Estate, Poplar. The poster shows two hands rising from bomb damaged London, one carrying a drawing of the Lansbury estate the other an interior view of a flat. The slogan reads 'New homes rise form London's ruins...'.
The poster advetises the showpiece Lansbury Estate at Poplar, erected by London County Council as the ' Live Architecture Exhibition' of the Festival of Britain. The estate was named after the East End Labour politician George Lansbury and embodied all the latest thinking about town planning and social housing.

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