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Imperial London: Civil Government Building in London 1851-1915

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Imperial London: Civil Government Building in London 1851-1915 - Port, M H
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This important book tells the story of the public buildings erected in London during the period when that city served as the capital of a worldwide empire. Examining a wide range of structures, including the British Museum, the Law Courts, the Whitehall government buildings, and the South Kensington museums complex, M.H. Port discusses their political, financial, and social history and the debates over the architectural styles in which they would be built. Port relates the arguments conducted in Parliament and in the press ...

Imperial London: Civil Government Building in London 1851-1915 1995, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300059779

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