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Design for an exhibition stand for Ascot Gas Water Heaters Ltd. for the Building Exhibition 1955, Olympia, London: elevations, perspective and plan

Franck, Carl Ludwig Philipp (1904-1985)
NOTES: This image is one of a number illustrating designs for concrete crosswall constructions.

Montage of photographs and diagrams illustrating examples of small, well-designed kitchens in both a train dining car and a motor torpedo boat galley

Goldfinger, Erno (1902-1987)
NOTES: During World War II Erno Goldfinger presented his vision of the reconstruction of a post war Britain in a series of exhibitions mounted for the Army Bureau of Current Affairs (A.B.C.A.). In the 1944 ABCA exhibition entitled 'Planning your kitchen' Goldfinger proposed a blueprint for improved hygiene, equipment, layout and modern design in the domestic kitchen.

Survey drawings of Hampton Court Palace, Richmond upon Thames, London: outline plan of the south and east ranges (the Wren block) showing flues and drains

Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)
NOTES: Philip Hardwick was Clerk of the Works at Hampton Court between 1810 and 1829.

Diagrams illustrating water pressure apparatus

SOURCE: Daniele Barbaro. I Dieci libri dell' architettura di M. Vitruvio / tradutti et commentati da Monsignor Barbaro (Venice, 1556), p. 199 NOTES: This 1556 edition of Daniele Barbaro's translation and commentary on Vitruvius's treatise entitled 'De Architectura' (Ten Books on Architecture) was prepared with the assistance of Andrea Palladio. The woodcut illustrations have been attributed to Andrea Palladio, Giuseppe Salviati and Giovanni Rusconi. Vitruvius's original treatise was written during the first century BC.

'Ladies' on West Pier, Brighton

Birch, Eugenius
NOTES: This pier, one of the two on Brighton seafront, was cut off from the shore, partly for safety reasons, in 1975. The structure suffered a severe partial collapse during a storm on the 29th December 2002 and a further collapse on 20th January 2003. The pier was irreparably destroyed by fire on the 28th March 2003.

Design for Royal Holloway College, Egham: plan indicating the pipes of the hot and cold water system supplying the upper and lower quadrangles

Crossland, William Henry (1835-1908)
NOTES: Royal Holloway College was originally founded by Thomas Holloway and Elizabeth Jesser as a college for women, becoming part of the University of London in 1900. Following a merger with Bedford College in 1985 it became known as Royal Holloway and Bedford New College.

King Edward VII Sanatorium, Midhurst, West Sussex: the laundry

Adams, Harry Percy (1865-1930)
NOTES: This private tuberculosis santatorium for the middle classes was designed by Charles Holden whilst working for Percy H. Adams prior to his becoming a partner in 1907.

Swanley Hall, Wye College, Kent: wash-basins in one of the larger bathrooms

Sheppard, Sir Richard Herbert (1910-1982)
NOTES: This hostel for Wye College, a College of the University of London specializing in agriculture and horticulture, provided accommodation for about a hundred women students with teaching staff. The hostel also provided amenities which had been lacking such as a library, reading rooms, a quiet room, music rooms and several common rooms.