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Ideal Home & South London Exhibitions


Price: £40.00


It is very well known that The Ideal Home Exhibition (IHE) has been held in at Earls Court or Olympia in London since 1908 but what is less well known is that South London had it's very own version of the exhibition and was held in the Crystal Palace and grounds from 1931 to 1938.

Catalogues and reviews for the 1934, 1938, 1947 and 1953 Ideal Home Exhibitions and the 1938 South London Exhibition (the last one held) have been methodically scanned in high resolution.

* 1934 Ideal Home Exhibition catalogue & review:
256 pages
* 1939 Ideal Home Exhibition catalogue & review:
232 pages
* 1947 Ideal Home Exhibition catalogue & review:
272 pages
* 1953 Ideal Home Exhibition catalogue & review:
244 pages

1935 Ideal Home Exhibition Attendants Ticket for Mr Shepherd, of W.H.Smith & Son Ltd

* 1938 South London Exhibition catalogue & programme: 60 pages

The catalogue & reviews contain in total over one thousand pages of details and advertisements of hundreds of manufacturers and suppliers of pre and post war products and clearly illustrate the technological innovations and the mood of the nation both before and after World War 2.

All of these catalogues are very rare at any price and we have made them all available on a single DVD.