Arsenal - Highbury - Clock End 3 - 1996 poster by Legendary Football Grounds. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Arsenal moved to Highbury for the 1913-14 season, the ground had a grandstand on the east side and ... more
Arsenal moved to Highbury for the 1913-14 season, the ground had a grandstand on the east side and
terraced banking on the other three sides. The stadium was designed by Archibald Leitch who was one of
the leading engineers in the field. While some grounds designed by Leitch remain partially intact, such
as Villa Park in Birmingham, his original stand at Highbury was replaced in 1936 leaving no trace of his
former work except the banking for the North Bank & Clock End terraces.
Highbury and Arsenal played leading roles in the 1939 film The Arsenal Stadium Mystery.
Under the leadership of Herbert Chapman, manager from 1925-1934, the club had their first success at the
top level and in 1932 opened the West Stand. This Art Deco masterpiece had state of the art facilities
for the time as well as nice touches such as terrazzo floors and exquisite exterior detail. The new
stand made the original East Stand by Leitch appear somewhat of a poor relation and in 1936 the Art Deco...