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1946 Britain Can Make It Exhibition

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Held at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 24th September to 31st October.

Organised by the newly established Council of Industrial Design. The exhibition, which attracted 1,432,369, aimed to ‘promote by all practical means the improvements of design in products of British Industry’ in post-war Britain.

Over 3000 firms submitted 16,000 articles, all of new design and workmanship

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