Designs for the New Bodleian Library, Oxford: perspective from Trinity College gardens

RIBApix ref no RIBA4078
Architect/DesignerScott, Sir Giles Gilbert (1880-1960)
Artist/PhotographerWatson, Lesslie Kenyon (1906-1994)
CountryUK: England
CityOxford
Subject Date1946
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceScGG[133](102)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The construction of the New Bodleian Library, intended primarily for book storage, was begun in 1936 and largely finished by 1940. However, during the war years it was used for other purposes and not completed and officially opened until 1946. In 2015 it was reopened following renovation as the Weston Library, for readers and researchers of special collections.

Subject tags

University buildings, libraries