Shipping [?] and Commerce (1925-28) by Charles Doman. Stone, pediment sculptor 2.5m high x 9m wide, Old Lloyd's of London building, on Leadenhall Street, the south side of the street, west of the junction with Lime Street. EC3. Architect: Sir Edwin Cooper (ward-Jackson).
Left: Globe with a band of signs of the zodiac. Right: A lion, symbol of Britain, and a beehive, the ancient symbol of industry and industriousness. [Click on these images and those below for larger pictures.]
Left: Partial view of the façade showing the relation of the pedimental sculpture to other decorative elements. Right: Commerce with a caduceus.
Photographs and research by Robert Freidus. Formatting, perspective correction, and text by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the Victorian Web and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]
Last modified 3 June 2011