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General view of side elevation

SC 694723

Description General view of side elevation

Date 1893

Collection Bedford Lemere and Company

Catalogue Number SC 694723

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of BL 12278

Scope and Content City Chambers, No 80 George Square, Glasgow, from the north-east The City Chambers were designed in 1882 by the Paisley-born architect, William Young, in a lavish Italian Renaissance style. This photograph of the north front of the building was taken in c.1890 by the architectural photographer, Harry Bedford Lemere. The centrepiece of this richly decorated front has coupled Corinthian columns projecting between the three large ornamented second-floor windows that light the banqueting hall. Above the columns are two sculpture groups representing Peace and Justice. All the public rooms of the City Chambers were contained on the second floor of the building. These included a suite of rooms for the Lord Provost, a council chamber for formal meetings, a banqueting hall for civic events, and several reception rooms. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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Attribution: © Courtesy of HES (Bedford Lemere and Company Collection)

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