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National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London: elevated view from the south-east showing the construction of the new inner basins for the fountains designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens

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Barry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
NOTES: The National Gallery was designed by William Wilkins and completed in 1838 while Sir Charles Barry was the architect of the square, completed in 1845. A new layout of the square was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1939 for the Ministry of Works, but was only completed in 1948.

Demobilized soldiers taking a rest on one of the four bronze lions during construction work on the new layout of Trafalgar Square, London

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Barry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
NOTES: Sir Charles Barry was the architect of the square, completed in 1845. The four bronze lions in each corner were designed by Sir Edwin Landseer and added in 1868. A new layout of the square was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1939 for the Ministry of Works, but was only completed in 1948.

Sun Brewery public house, Hanworth Road, Hounslow, London

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NOTES: The licensee, Edwin Rossington, appears on the 1901 census with his address at this pub in Hounslow. Note the entrance to the 'Cyclist's Rest.'[aurant] at the right where the men are standing.

Pedestrians crossing Putney High Street, London

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NOTES: This concrete block crossing was one of several types constructed by local boroughs complying with the Ministry of Transport's directive that demarcation should be by a lane of studs terminated by a Belisha beacon. Such crossings were superseded by the zebra crossing which, having been experimented on a 1000 sites throughout the UK in 1949, was introduced into law in 1951.

Mothers and children crossing Crouch End Broadway, London

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NOTES: This zebra crossing was one of several types of crossing constructed by local boroughs complying with the Ministry of Transport's directive that demarcation should be by a lane of studs terminated by a Belisha beacon. This must have been one of the earliest zebra crossings in the UK, which were introduced experimentally in 1949 on 1000 sites and subsequently introduced into law in 1951.

The Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink, 601 5th Avenue, New York

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Corbett Harrison & MacMurray
NOTES: The Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets in Midtown Manhattan. The original complex of 14 Art Deco style buildings, commissioned by the Rockefeller family and named after John D. Rockefeller Jr., was designed by an association of architects under the leadership of Raymond Hood and was built in 1931-1940

Merchant Square, Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow: the entrance to the Fruit Market on Bell Street

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NOTES: The market opened from 1817 and market hall added by Carrick in 1852
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