Competition design for the Liverpool Cenotaph, St George's Plateau, Liverpool: elevations

RIBApix ref no RIBA94924
Architect/DesignerSummerson, Sir John (1904-1992)
Artist/PhotographerSummerson, Sir John (1904-1992)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1926
Image Date1926
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA1113/4
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This design for a cenotaph seen in front of the columns of St George's Hall, Liverpool, was prepared by Summerson for the competition called early in 1926 (assessor Prefessor Charles Reilly) - the year he bagan working in the office of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. The Liverpool Cenotaph was built to designs by Lionel Budden (sculptor Herbert Tyson Smith) and unveiled in 1930.

Subject tags

war memorials, Feature: First World War Memorials