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The Millennium Dome from the river.

The Millennium Dome from the river.
The Millennium Dome from the river.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3881
Description: The Dome was constructed by the British government in celebration of the Millennium. The enormous building is large enough to contain 12 football fields or 10 St Paul's Cathedrals. The exhibition closed on 31 December 2000. The Dome is now set to be transformed into a high-tech business park.
Creator: Cleve Severin
Date: 2002
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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