Britain Can Make It

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/DCA/30/1/13
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      Eight boxes of black and white prints
  • Location
      Boxes BCM1 to BCM8

Scope and Content

This file is arranged in the following thirty-two groups.

1 BK Books and Printings

2 BT Bookshop, Enquiries, Ticket Desk and Publication

3 CD Council of Industrial Design Display

4 CN Construction

5 DL Designers Look Ahead

6 DF Dress Fabrics

7 DG Dressing The Goods (Packaging)

8 WP From War To Peace

9 FF Furniture and Furnishing Fabrics

10 GH Garden and Hand Tools, Sports and Leisure

11 GB Great British Designers

12 HL Heat, Light and Power

13 ID Introduction

14 MC Menswear and Clothing Accessories

15 MD Models, Drawings and Cartoons

16 MR Murals

17 OC Opening Ceremony

18 PM Plans and Maps

19 QB Quiz Bank

20 RG Radio, Gramophones, Scientific Instruments and Cameras

21 RL Rest Lounge

22 SC Selection Committees

23 SW Shop Window Street

24 RT Restaurant and Tea Bar, 5 prints

25 TC Things For Children

26 TH Things Seen In Their Home Settings

27 TG Travel Goods

28 UT Utility and Other Furniture

29 VS Visitors and Staff

30 WI What Industrial Design Means

31 WG What The Goods Are Made Of

32 WD Womens' Dress

Administrative / Biographical History

The Britain Can make It exhibition was the first large-scale undertaking of the Council. It was photographed exhaustively.