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Design for a bandstand garden for the Festival of Britain, Howley Street / Belvedere Road, South Bank, London: landscape plan, elevation and section

RIBA Ref No RIBA31474
Architect/DesignerBridgwater & Shepheard
Artist/PhotographerShepheard, Sir Peter Faulkner (1913-2002)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1951
Image Date1950
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferencePA229/2(2)
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectGardens ; Bandstands ; Riverside buildings ; Exhibition buildings

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