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Harlow Civic Centre, Essex: the sculpture entitled 'Profile Number 3' by Henry Moore

RIBA Ref No RIBA10420
Architect/DesignerGibberd, Sir Frederick (1908-1984)
Moore, Henry (1898-1986)
Artist/PhotographerSnoek, Henk (1915-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityHarlow
Subject Date1959
Image Date1964
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceS64 534
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditHenk Snoek / RIBA Collections
SubjectCivic centres ; Sculpture ; New towns ; Town planning
NOTES: Harlow New Town, together with the London orbital developments of Basildon, Stevenage and Hemel Hempstead, was built after World War II to ease overcrowding in London. The masterplan for the town was drawn up by Frederick Gibberd in 1947. It is notable for being the location of the first pedestrian precinct and first residential tower block in Britain.The sculpture is by Henry Moore and was completed in 1964.
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