1923 Article Wembley Park Stadium Risdon Amphitheatre Empire London England SCA3


This is an original 1923 one-page article (one single-sided page) describing the Wembley Park Stadium of London, England. The article writes, "The arena and amphitheatre buildings, with their immense accommodation for spectators and players, occupy a total area of 12 acres. The seating accommodation provides for 24,586 spectators under cover and a further 9799 in the open, the total seating and standing capacity being 125,201-- 50 percent greater than 80,000 credited to the Roman Colosseum, though many authorities believe it held nearer 50,000 than 80,000..."


This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 12.5 inches; 25 x 32 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Rome, Italy, Stockholm, Football, Arena, P. J. Risdon, British Empire, Exhibition Stadium, Empire Stadium



Category: Articles, Collectible Ephemera, SCA3

Type: Original Print Article