A modern block of flats contrasted with a row of unhealthy terrace houses. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942.

Credit: Wellcome Collection

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The block of flats is Kensal House, at the north end of Ladbroke Grove, London. It was built in 1936-1937 by the Gas, Light and Coke Company. B. Cherry and N. Pevsner, The buildings of England, London: 3, London 1991, p. 531

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1 print : lithograph, printed in blue, green, yellow, pink, buff, grey, black and brown ; sheet 50.2 x 74.6 cm

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Your Britain: fight for it now. Clean, airy and well planned dwellings make a great contribution to the Rehousing movement. This is a fine example of a block of workers' flats built in London in 1936. Designed by P.R.2. 70. A. Games. '42

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  • [London?]
  • (Army Bureau of Current Affairs),
  • (London E.C.4

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  • Issued by A.B.C.A.
  • Multi Machine Plates Ltd.)

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  • [1942]

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A modern block of flats contrasted with a row of unhealthy terrace houses. Colour lithograph after A. Games, 1942..{' '} Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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