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
Closed down1925
PlaceWembley, Middlesex
CountryUnited Kingdom
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During 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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British Empire Wembley Exhibition, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2010), (available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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