The Influence of the 1925 Paris Exhibition

Lotus and Delta, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Lotus and Delta

Lotus and Delta, Princes Street, Edinburgh
1928
Joseph Emberton (1889–1956)
Photograph by Francis Yerbury, 1928
RIBA Photographs Collection


Emberton’s visit to the Paris Exhibition in 1925 influenced his subsequent designs for shoe and hat shops. The extensive windows of this shoe shop were based on French practice, and its concertinaed coloured glass frieze mimicked designs by French glass artist René Lalique.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
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