Vickers, Sons and Maxim Ltd exhibition stand, Japan-British exhibition, 1910.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Catalogue photograph showing the military products made by Vickers, Sons and Maxim Ltd that were exhibited at the Japan-British Exhibition at White City in Shepherd's Bush, London in 1910. The exhibition was held to mark the culmination of 42 years of cros-cultural links between Britain and Japan, during which the foundations of Japanese industrial society had been largely shaped. It was the first great exhibition of Japanese products held outside the Japanese Empire.