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The Foreign Office, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/2

Scope and Contents

289x161mm. General view of the Foreign and Military Secretariat, situated on the Esplanade next to WaIter Locke & Co. The three storey building has verandahs on each floor, with square towers at either end of the S. facade. Above the central archway and rising from the second storey is a hexastyle Corinthian portico whose pediment rises above the horizontal line of the roof. The competition to design the elevations was won by Mr. Banks Gwyther, and the building erected in 1901.
(Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffman).


  • Creation: 1918

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Finding aid date

2011-03-03 14:34:10+00:00

Includes index.

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