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St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the Corinthian entrance portico on the east front with a statue of Disraeli in the foreground

RIBA Ref No RIBA59180
Architect/DesignerBirch, Charles Bell (1832-1893)
Cockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)
Elmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1854
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDonat L-4-18A
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditJohn Donat / RIBA Collections
SubjectPoliticians ; Statues ; Porticos ; Law courts ; Columns ; Concert halls
NOTES: The design for St George's Hall was won in open competition by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes in 1839. Construction began in 1841 and after Elmes's death in 1847 work was continued by the Corporation Surveyor, John Weightman, until C. R. Cockerell took over as architect in 1851.
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