Pallant House, Chichester: the entrance with comic stone ostriches on the gate piers
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/2974 (ES1037.2)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Conversion of buildings ; Decorative stonework ; Entrances ; Art galleries ; Town houses ; Sculpture|
NOTES: Built for Henry Peckham, this house is also known as Dodo House from the ostriches on the gateposts. The building had been used as council offices since 1919, was restored in 1979, and re-opened as Pallant House Gallery in 1982.
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