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Guide to London Heathrow Airport - 1956

Guide to London Heathrow Airport - 1956

The glossy front cover to the 1956 official guide to the then reconstructed Heathrow Airport.

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The Queen's Building restaurant at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

The Queen's Building restaurant at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

The whole idea of the excitement and open-ness of modern airports in the 1950s is glimpsed in this illustration by Gordon Cullen.

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Passenger Terminal at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Feliks Topolski - 1956

Passenger Terminal at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Feliks Topolski - 1956

A fine Topolski sketch showing the then new Passenger Terminal interior at London's...

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Passenger Terminal Building, London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

Passenger Terminal Building, London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

Another of Cullen's stylish sketches - seen here is the new Terminal Building that formed the heart...

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Bristol Britannia aircraft in maintenance hanger at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Feliks Topolski - 1956

Bristol Britannia aircraft in maintenance hanger at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Feliks Topolski - 1956

I like Topolski's work (slightly Francis Bacon?) - and this sketch was done for the 1956 Official Guide to the Airport.

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London Heathrow Airport - access tunnel from the A4 showing London bus - 1956

London Heathrow Airport - access tunnel from the A4 showing London bus - 1956

An image showing the newly built access tunnel that gave access, under the runways, to the...

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The Exhibition Hall, London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

The Exhibition Hall, London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

Cullen produced many architectural drawings and sketches in the post-war period and this is typical...

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The Central Terminal area at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

The Central Terminal area at London Heathrow Airport - illustration by Gordon Cullen - 1956

A splendid view of the crisp new terminal buildings, the first 'permanent' buildings constructed at...

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Coventry Climax fork lift trucks, advert, - from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

Coventry Climax fork lift trucks, advert, - from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

Coventry Climax were a well-known builder of specialist equipment and engines who in the post-WW2...

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Uploaded on Feb 24, 2011

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The Restaurant illustrated by Gordon Cullen - from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

The Restaurant illustrated by Gordon Cullen - from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

One of a series of illustrations from the 1956 official guide to Heathrow drawn by the architectural...

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"On the restaurant terrace" - illustration by Felix Topolski from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

"On the restaurant terrace" - illustration by Felix Topolski from "London Airport, Official Guide, 1956"

Feliks Topolski's recognisable style seen here describing the terrace at the restaurant at Heathrow...

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Gateway to the World, the illustrated story of the London Airport (Heathrow) - c1955

Gateway to the World, the illustrated story of the London Airport (Heathrow) - c1955

A rather colourful cover to the story of London's airport - Heathrow in this case, from 1955. The...

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Ministry of Civil Aviation - Northolt (London) Airport, booklet cover, 1948

Ministry of Civil Aviation - Northolt (London) Airport, booklet cover, 1948

One of a small series of booklets issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on various British...

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