Mechanics — Watt

Mechanics — Watt

Godfrey Sykes, James Gamble and Reuben Townroe



Located in the Pirelli Garden, Victoria and Albert Museum

Photograph 2007 by George P. Landow.

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These bronze doors served as the orginal entrance to the institution that eventually, after several expansions and name changes, became the Victoria & Albert Museum. According to Read, "the door, with majolica figure panels above it, contains six bronze panels” by Gamble and Townroe with figure scenes after Sykes's designs . . . [which] were exhibited in Paris in 1867" (227). These three also designed the north front of the Quadrangle.