SS Normandie: the first-class dining room

RIBApix ref no RIBA105438
Architect/DesignerLalique, Rene (1860-1945)
CountryFrance
Subject Date1935
Image Date1935
ViewInterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA575/21
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The first-class dining room seated seven hundred. The walls were composed for the most part of decorated and embossed cut glass panels and the coffered ceiling was plaster of Paris coloured gold. It was illuminated by 12 tall pillars of Lalique glass flanked by 38 matching columns along the walls.

Subject tags

interior decoration, restaurants, ocean liners, statues, Feature Ocean Liners SS Normandie