Albert Dock, Liverpool: the Dock Traffic Office
|Architect/Designer||Hartley, Jesse (1780-1860)|
|Hardwick, Philip (1792-1870)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC C 130783|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Columns ; Pediments ; Dereliction ; Cast iron ; Docks ; Porticos ; Cranes|
NOTES: The Tuscan style columns on the portico are made from cast iron, each column cast in two sections over 17 ft (5.2 metres) high, with the architrave a single casting. The Dock Traffic Office was designed by Philip Hardwick in 1848. Another storey was added in 1849 by Hartley. See RIBA117041 for a colour version of this image.
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