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City and Regional Library, Seinajoki

RIBA30729
Aalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
NOTES: This library forms part of the Aalto Centre of Seinajoki, built between 1960 and 1968, which includes the Town Hall, Church of the Cross Plains, the Civic Centre, the State Office Building, and the City Theatre.

City and Regional Library, Seinajoki

RIBA30730
Aalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
NOTES: This library forms part of the Aalto Centre of Seinajoki, built between 1960 and 1968, which includes the Town Hall, Church of the Cross Plains, the Civic Centre, the State Office Building, and the City Theatre.

Designs for painted panels for the decoration of the 'Great Bookcase', made for William Burges's house and offices at 15 Buckingham Street, London: the central panel represents 'Architecture' and shows Egyptian courtesan Rhodopis inspecting designs for a pyramid

RIBA31233
Burges, William (1827-1881)
NOTES: Known as the 'Great Bookcase' this richly decorated piece of furniture featured painted panels depicting stories from the Bible and ancient mythology, together with motifs incorporating birds, butterflies and other insects. The paintings were executed by a number of artists, including Edward J. Poynter, as indicated in this design. The bookcase was later housed in Burges's library at Tower House, Melbury Road, London.

Designs for painted panels for the decoration of the 'Great Bookcase', made for William Burges's house and offices at 15 Buckingham Street, London: the central panel represents 'Architecture' and shows St John and the Angel measuring the new Jerusalem

RIBA31234
Burges, William (1827-1881)
NOTES: Known as the 'Great Bookcase' this richly decorated piece of furniture featured painted panels depicting stories from the Bible and ancient mythology, together with motifs incorporating birds, butterflies and other insects. The paintings were executed by a number of artists, including Edward J. Poynter and Simeon Solomon, as indicated in this design. The bookcase was later housed in Burges's library at Tower House, Melbury Road, London.

Designs for painted panels for the decoration of the 'Great Bookcase', made for William Burges's house and offices at 15 Buckingham Street, London: the central panel represents 'Poetry' and shows Sappho and Phaon in a boat

RIBA31235
Burges, William (1827-1881)
NOTES: Known as the 'Great Bookcase' this richly decorated piece of furniture featured painted panels depicting stories from the Bible and ancient mythology, together with motifs incorporating birds, butterflies and other insects. The paintings were executed by a number of artists, including Edward J. Poynter, Henry Holiday together and Burges himself, as indicated in this design. The bookcase was later housed in Burges's library at Tower House, Melbury Road, London.

Designs for the interior treatment of domestic windows: elevations with plans

RIBA32513
Spooner, Charles (1862-1938)
NOTES: This image is from a volume of drawings (entitled Vol I) by various designers produced for or presented to the Quarto Imperial Club, London, between 1889 and 1891. The design was probably intended to illustrate a paper entitled 'The Internal Treatment of Domestic Windows', by Albert Howells.

Library (later Western Bank Library), University of Sheffield

RIBA33038
Gollins Melvin Ward & Partners
NOTES: The central campus of the University of Sheffield (one of the six original 'red brick' universities) lies one mile to the west of Sheffield city centre and includes the library and Arts Tower, both Grade II listed buildings that were designed by Gollins Melvin Ward & Partners.
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