British Empire Wembley Exhibition in United Kingdom


British Empire Wembley Exhibition
The India pavilion from the lake, 1924
The India pavilion from the lake, 1924

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Founded1924
Closed down1925
Place Wembley, Middlesex
Country United Kingdom
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British Empire Wembley Exhibition, in Wembley, Middlesex, United Kingdom , was founded in 1924. British Empire Wembley Exhibition closed down in 1925 in Wembley, Middlesex, .


Comments / picturesDuring the Wembley Exhibition, Dr. Saw Po Min sent two elephants with his Karen Mahout to increase the attractiveness of the Burmese exhibition.

The British Empire Exhibition was a colonial exhibition held at Wembley, Middlesex in 1924 and 1925. It was opened by King George V on St Georges Day, 23 April 1924. The British Empire contained 58 countries at that time, and only Gambia and Gibraltar did not take part. It cost £12 million and was the largest exhibition ever staged anywhere in the world - it attracted 27 million visitors.

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Koehl, Dan (2021). British Empire Wembley Exhibition, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1678. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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