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The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951. At the time much of London lay in ruins from the war and models of redevelopment were needed. The Festival was an attempt to give Britons a feeling of recovery and progress and to promote better-quality design in the rebuilding of British towns and cities.The Festival of Britain described itself as "one united act of national reassessment, and one corporate reaffirmation of faith in the nation's future."
Tho looking at this teapot all worn and dull, I wonder how the owners of it felt every time the tea was made, or was it only for special occasions that it was brought out.
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