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Mary Ward Settlement (Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings), Tavistock Place, London: detail of the staircase banisters

RIBA Ref No RIBA134782
Architect/DesignerSmith & Brewer
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1897
Image Date1989
ViewInterior
StyleArts & Crafts
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC G 060789
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectCultural centres ; Educational buildings ; Societies' buildings ; Stairs
NOTES: The Mary Ward Settlement (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings) was founded in the 1890s by Mary Augusta Ward under the financial patronage of John Passmore Edwards. It aimed to provide facilities to 'improve the the religious, moral, intellectual or physical well-being of the people of London' and was also notable for housing the first fully equipped classrooms for children with disabilities. See RIBA86187 for a photoprint of this image.
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