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St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the barrel vaulted Great Hall looking towards the organ

RIBA Ref No RIBA132186
Architect/DesignerElmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)
Cockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1854
Image Date1987
ViewInterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC C 280487
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectOrgans ; Furniture ; Public buildings ; Vaulting ; Law courts ; Mosaic floors ; Arches ; 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. See RIBA132192 for a colour version of this image.
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