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Two Temple Place. London WC2. John Loughborough Pearson (1817-1897). 1895 Left: The west-facing side of the building. The entrance is out of sight to the left. Right: Front elevation of the building, which faces the Thames. [Click on these and the following images for larger pictures.]
Left: Perspective view with the viewer facing Northeast. Right: The gilded weathervane in the form of a ship (detail) by J. Starkie Gardner, who did the metalwork inside the building and out, including the wrought iron fence and sign immediately below.
Left: The building's wrought iron fence. Right: The Bulldog Sign. (More distant view showing fence and sign).
- The interior
- Bronze light standards in the form of cherubs speaking on telephones
- Nathaniel Hitch's gilded bas reliefs of figures from history and literature
- Sir George Frampton's nine Arthurian heroines
- Thomas Nicholls's carvings of The Three Musketeers by Dumas
- Frieze with 82 Shakespearean characters
- Six statues with American literary associations
- Stained glass window depicting a Swiss landscape
Redstone, Lilian J. Survey of London: Volume 12, The Parish of All Hallows Barking, Part I: The Church of All Hallows. (1929). British History Online. Web. 15 August 2011.
Last modified 18 November 2011