Austin Reed, Birmingham
Percy Westwood (1878–1958)
1932 Perspective, 1931; pencil
Presented on loan from Westwood, Piet, Poole & Smart, 1975
RIBA Library Drawings and Archives Collection
Austin Reed was a personal friend of Westwood and in 1900 gave him his first significant professional job, refitting a shop in Fenchurch Street, London. In 1920 architect and client went on a fact-finding tour in America. On their return, they decided that Austin Reed shops should be modernised.
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