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Demobilized soldiers taking a rest on one of the four bronze lions during construction work on the new layout of Trafalgar Square, London

RIBA Ref No RIBA44774
Architect/DesignerBarry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
Great Britain. Ministry of Works
Landseer, Sir Edwin Henry (1802-1873)
Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1948
Image Date1948
Library ReferenceAP489/35
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectSquares ; Statues ; Belfries, bell towers ; Hard landscaping ; Animals ; Street scenes ; Bronze ; People
NOTES: Sir Charles Barry was the architect of the square, completed in 1845. The four bronze lions in each corner were designed by Sir Edwin Landseer and added in 1868. A new layout of the square was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1939 for the Ministry of Works, but was only completed in 1948.

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