St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool: the basement vaults with the supporting piers spreading their load evenly on to the foundations through inverted arches
|Architect/Designer||Elmes, Harvey Lonsdale (1814-1847)|
|Cockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC W 130586|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Vaulting ; Arches ; 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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