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Daily Telegraph building, Fleet Street, City of London: detail of the main entrance with the figures of Mercury carved above the door

RIBA Ref No RIBA121205
Architect/DesignerElcock & Sutcliffe
Tait, Thomas Smith (1882-1954)
Rabin, Samuel (1903-1991)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1931
Image Date1988
ViewExterior
StyleBeaux-Arts
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP341/131
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectDecorative ironwork ; Doors ; Printing works ; Lettering ; Office buildings ; Sculpture
NOTES: The carved figures of Mercury representing 'The Past and the Future' are by Samuel Rabin. The notice on the door refers to the new Daily Telegraph premises on the Isle of Dogs and requests all deliveries be sent there. See RIBA132590 for the negative of this image.
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