Student design for 'A Departmental Store', for the School of Architecture, Liverpool University: perspective of entrance front

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RIBApix ref no RIBA92082
Architect/DesignerCrabtree, William (1905-1991)
Artist/PhotographerCrabtree, William (1905-1991)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1924
Image Date1924
StyleArt Deco
Library ReferencePA1060/1
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is a photograph of a drawing. According to a typescript memoir by Crabtree, Professor Charles Reilly, head of the School of Architecture at Liverpool, sent a copy of this drawing to Spedan Lewis, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership. On the strength of this Lewis invited Crabtree in 1929 to make a design for the Peter Jones Department Store in Sloane Square, London, the foundation of his reputation. The whereabouts of the original drawing is unknown.

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