Corinthian columns and frieze by an interior door (detail)
Sydney Smirke and George Basevi
The old Conservative Club
St James's Street, London
The columns here are of rich Siena marble (Watkin), and the cornice is wonderfully varied and intricate, with geometric pattering of different designs in each of its rows.
Photograph and text 2008 by Jacqueline Banerjee
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