The Festival of Empire 1911 by publisher Campbell Gray

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The Festival of Empire 1911 by publisher Campbell Gray

Post by tulse hill terry » 3 Dec 2007 06:36

The firm of Campbell and Gray, reproduced photographic images of the Festival of Empire of 1911, and the Pageant of London at Crystal Palace in Sydenham, as Postcards, Photographic prints and Booklets.

More on postcards at the bottom of this thread . . . .

Official Photographic View Book

Festival of Empire

and

Pageant of London

1911

Printed and published by
Campbell-Gray, LTD
88 Edgeware Road
London W

40 VIEWS
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1 Their Majesties the King and Queen at the opening Concert of the Festival of Empire, May 12th, 1911.

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2 The opening Concert, May 12th, 1911; this photograph was taken from the side of the Royal Box, and shows exactly waht their Majesties saw of the Choir and audience.

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3 New Zealand Building.

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4 Australian Building.

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5 South African Building.

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6 Indian Building.

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7 Canadian Building.

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8. Newfoundland Building.

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9 The Terrace leading to the North Tower.

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10. One of the lower Terraces leading to India.

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11. Palace and grounds looking to the North.

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12 East front of the Palace, looking up Empire Avenue.

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13 Attractions in Empire Avenue.

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14 Lower end of Empire Avenue; showing the roundabouts and other amusements.

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15 Joy Wheel and Coaster Railway.

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16 The London Docesan Church of England Temperance Society; 20,000 children sang "God Save the King."

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17 Small Holdings Exhibition.

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18 The Fauna Building and Aero Cottage; taken from the grounds of the Terrace Club, under the beautiful Cedars.

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19 The Terrace Club.

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20 & 21 A Panoramic view of the grounds as seen from the Royal Box.

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22 View from the Terrace Club, showing South africa and New Zealand Buildings

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23 The King and queen, Prince of Wales, and Princess Mary, starting a tour of the grounds.

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24 The Bath Temple

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25 Bird's Eye View of the grounds from the North Tower.

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26 All Red route; South Africa Station; passengers embarking for a tour of 25,000 miles.

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27 All red route; New Zealand; A Whaling Station.

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28 All red route; India ; Tea Plantation.

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29 All Red Route; Australia; A Vineyard.

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30 All red Route; South Africa; A Diamond Mine.

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31 The Pageant Ground, showing the Grand Stand.

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32 Pageant of London ; Part 1. Scene 2, The Druids Prayer.

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33 Pageant of London ; Part 1, Scene 2. The Triumph of Carausius.

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34 Pageant of London ; Part 2, Scene 5. Merrie England; May day revels.

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35 Pageant of London ; Part 3, Scene 2. Pocahontas at the Court of James I.

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36 Pageant of London ; Part 4, Scene 4. Cheering Queen Victoria after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.

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37 Pageant of London ; Part 4, Scene 6. India : The Court of the Mogul Emperor, Jahanger, at Ajmer.

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38 Pageant of London ; Part 4, Scene 7. Masque Imperial.

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39 Pageant of London ;Part 4, Scene 7. Masque Imperial.

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40 Pageant of London ; Part 4, Scene 7. Masque imperial

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Campbell and Gray as publishers of postcards.

This subject was covered in "The Crystal Palace 1854 - 1936 on Post Cards" Fred Peskett and Bill Tonkin. Exhibition Study Group. 2006.

But as it's not illustrated, and more have come to light, here goes . . . .

#1 JOY WHEELS & MAXIM FLYING MACHINE. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#2 NEW ZEALAND BUILDING. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#3 AUSTRALIAN BUILDING. [During construction] Identical to the fourth image in the booklet, and NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.

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#5 VIEW FROM THE CENTRAL BANDSTAND. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#9 KING AND QUEEN AT THE OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911. [Identical to the first image in the booklet, and NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#22 VIEW FROM THE TERRACE. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#24 PART 3. SCENE 3. CHARLES I. PROCESSION TO EXECUTION. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#30 EMPIRE AVENUE. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.] identical to the 13th image in the booklet above.

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#34 KENTISH REBELS. WAT TYLER'S MEN. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE. CRYSTAL PALACE.

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#44 THE KING AND QUEEN ENTERTAINING 1000,000 CHILDREN AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE. JUNE 30TH 1911. [NOT in the Peskett &Tonkin book.]

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#61 AUSTRALIAN BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE.

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#62 NEWFOUNDLAND BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE.

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#63 INDIAN BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE.

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#76 CANADIAN BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE. [During construction]

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#77 SOUTH AFRICAN BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE.

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#78 NEW ZEALAND BUILDING. FESTIVAL OF EMPIRE 1911, CRYSTAL PALACE.

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The Tudor Cottage, Y.W.C.A. Bookstall and Rest Room at the Festival of Empire 1911 Crystal Palace.

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