About this object

  • Maker:

    Grant, Henry

  • ID:

    HG1457/08

  • Production date:

    1956-04

  • Location:

    In Store

  • People sunbathing in Hyde Park with Marble Arch and the Odeon cinema in the background. The attendant is selling tickets for the deckchairs which are available for hire in the park. The Odeon which was originally a ‘Regal’ cinema, opened in 1928. The façade of the building was made from Portland Stone and featured columns and statues however in 1964 it was thought too small and the building was demolished and a larger cinema complex was built in its place.

  • Measurements

    6x6

  • Materials

    cellulose acetate

  • Rights Credit

    © Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

  • Last Updated

    2019-10-01

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • CREDIT

    Purchased through the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    Museum of London

  • Related place

    City of Westminster (depicted)

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