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Britain Can Make It

Start Date September 1946
End Date December 1946
Venue V&A
Location London, UK
Exhibition display of dressed mannequins
Organised by the Council of Industrial Design, it was held in empty ground-floor galleries of the Victoria & Albert Museum, from September to December 1946. A groundbreaking, morale boosting exhibition, it showcased British design and manufacturing. Despite its short run, it boasted an incredible 1.5 million visitors, and remains one of the most visited exhibitions ever held at the V&A.