The Emergence of Modern Shop Design in Britain

John Lewis, Oxford Street, London 2

John Lewis, Oxford Street, London

John Lewis, Oxford Street, London
Slater, Moberly & Uren, with Franz Singer
1939
Photograph, about 1955
John Lewis Partnership Archive Collection

The store frontage on to Oxford Street was destroyed by bombing during the Second World War. Later it was rebuilt, retaining the surviving Cavendish Square elevation shown here. The setbacks and porthole windows are characteristic of the period.

 

 
 
 
 
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