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Dignitaries pose in front of the 100,000th temporary house to be erected in Great Britain since the Second World War, Wandsworth, Greater London

Ministry of Works1947-01-29

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

This Ministry of Works photograph records the ceremony that marked the erection of the 100,000th temporary house to be built in Great Britain since the Second World War. Taken on a snowy January day in 1947, the prefabricated home was placed under the control of Wandsworth Borough Council.

Historic England Archive P/H00132/001

Details

  • Title: Dignitaries pose in front of the 100,000th temporary house to be erected in Great Britain since the Second World War, Wandsworth, Greater London
  • Creator: Ministry of Works
  • Date Created: 1947-01-29
  • Rights: Copyright Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive
  • Medium: Photographic film negative

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