Oriel Chambers, Water Street, Liverpool: close-up of the facade showing the cast-iron mullions

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RIBApix ref no RIBA47674
Architect/DesignerEllis, Peter (1804-1884)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1864
Image Date1978
Library ReferenceAP Box 179 Liverpool (3) (Lambert 78317/21)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This was the earliest use of curtain walling with a cast-iron frame in England.

Subject tags

office buildings, reflections, windows, iron, Feature: High Tech Precursors of High Tech