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Unilever House, Blackfriars, City of London: a twice-life statue of a Japanese lady being lifted to a parapet 120 feet off the ground

RIBA Ref No RIBA121260
Architect/DesignerLomax-Simpson, James (1882-1977)
Sir John Burnet & Partners
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1932
Image Date1982
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP342/85
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectStatues ; Office buildings
NOTES: James Lomax-Simpson joined Lever Brothers in 1910 as company architect. Unilever House, originally called Lever House, was designed by Lomax-Simpson in conjunction with Sir John Burnet Tait & Partners and built 1930-1932. The statue is part of a set representing the three ethnic groups of the world; Asian, African and Caucausian.
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