King's College, London

Painted zinc ceiling, Maughan Library

Sir James Pennethorne


King's College London

Chancery Lane

The decorative panels here and the reading room are of special interest, since they are of zinc painted to look like wood, an innovative technique then, and thought to be the only surviving Victorian work of this kind.

Other Views

  • The Maughan Library, Chancery Lane façade
  • The Maughan Library, view from the South Courtyard
  • Different stone used in contruction
  • Clock tower
  • Painted zinc ceiling
  • Reading room
  • Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee

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