British Heritage Photography

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A presentation looking at examples of Heritage Photography relating to Architecture, Buildings and Streetscape plus a selection of images showing other types of 'Heritage' such as period transport.

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British Heritage Photography

  1. 1. Heritage Photography A selection of photographs from the Polypodphoto Collection by photographer Michael Sleigh
  2. 2. The collection contains a large number of photographs taken over many years recording ‘British Heritage’. Concentrating mainly of Buildings, Architectural features and Streetscape. With a special focus on Victorian examples, Churches and Stained Glass.
  3. 3. A selection of photographs showing 19th Century Buildings
  4. 4. Corn Market (former) Winchester, Hampshire. 1833 by Architect O B Carter, with portico of 4 Tuscan stone columns. Now a Public Library.
  5. 5. Church of St Mary, Reading, Berkshire. Opened 1798, Architect R Billing. Portico added 1840.
  6. 6. Town Hall, Gravesend, Kent. 1836 by Amon Henry Wilds, in sandstone ashlar with fluted Doric columns.
  7. 7. Market House, Chichester, W. Sussex. 1807 by Architect T Nash, with Doric colonnade
  8. 8. Market Building in centre of Penzance, Cornwall. 1837 by Architect Harris of Bristol. Built in granite ashlar.
  9. 9. Post Office building in the centre of Penzance, Cornwall.
  10. 10. Harris Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs, UK. Monumental Greek Revival style. 1882-93 by James Hibbert.
  11. 11. Harris Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs, UK. Monumental Greek Revival style. 1882-93 by James Hibbert.
  12. 12. Limehouse Town Hall (former). 1879.
  13. 13. View of Somerset House, London. Lancaster Place elevation (1853-56) by Sir James Pennethorne
  14. 14. The Hop Exchange, Southwark, London, UK. Now called Central Buildings. 1866 by R H Moore.
  15. 15. Hop Exchange, Southwark, London, UK. 1866 by R H Moore. Column detail showing hops.
  16. 16. Government Offices, Whitehall, London. Detail of ‘Africa’ carving.
  17. 17. Government Offices, Whitehall , London.
  18. 18. Government Offices, Whitehall & Parliament Square. 1898-1901 by John Brydon, in English Baroque revival style.
  19. 19. The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. 1886-90 by William Hill, reconstructed after WW2 damage 1955-59, interior and rear elevation completely rebuilt.
  20. 20. War Office building, Whitehall, London. 1898 by William Young, completed 1907. Listed Grade 11*.
  21. 21. City of London School (former). 1882 by Davis & Emnanual. Portland stone in a northern Renaissance style.
  22. 22. City of London School (former). 1882 by Davis & Emnanual. Portland stone in a northern Renaissance style.
  23. 23. 151-2 Fenchurch Street, London. c1865 in Italian Gothic style.
  24. 24. Commercial building, 29 Fleet Street, London. 1860 by W G Bartlett.
  25. 25. Holborn Viaduct, London. Corner building, 1869 by William Haywood assisted by Thomas Blashill. In Italian Gothic style.
  26. 26. Lloyds Old Bank, Blackburn, Lancs, UK. C19th block with composite columns and enriched ornament, heavy quoins and cornice on modillions.
  27. 27. Lloyds Old Bank, Blackburn, Lancs, UK. C19th
  28. 28. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  29. 29. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  30. 30. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  31. 31. The Black Friar Public House, London. c1875, remodelled c1905 & c1917 by H Fuller Clarke Architect & Frederick Callcott & Henry Poole Sculptors.
  32. 32. Reading. Art Gallery & Museum. 1894 by W R Howell.
  33. 33. Portsmouth. Prudential Assurance Building. 1891 by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick and terracotta. Listed Grade 11.
  34. 34. Commercial building, 33 & 35 Eastcheap, City of London. 1868 by R L Roumieu. Gothic style in red and black brick. Listed Grade 11*.
  35. 35. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 18612 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick.
  36. 36. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 18612 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick.
  37. 37. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 1861-2 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick, detail.
  38. 38. The Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshire. 1875. Detail of 'Middle Pointed' Gothic style by Architects Jeffery and Skiller.
  39. 39. 7 Lothbury, London. 1866 by G Somers Clarke. Portland stone in Venetian Gothic style.
  40. 40. 7 Lothbury, London. 1866 by G Somers Clarke. Portland stone in Venetian Gothic style.
  41. 41. Albert Buildings, Queen Victoria Street. 1871 by F J Ward.
  42. 42. 6 & 7 St Mary at Hill, City of London. 1873 by Ernest George and Vaughan. Listed Grade 11.
  43. 43. Former Technical School now Victoria Centre of Blackburn College. 1888 by Smith, Woodhouse and Wiloughby
  44. 44. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  45. 45. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  46. 46. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  47. 47. Houses of Parliament, London. 1860 by Sir Charles Barry & A W N Pugin.
  48. 48. Houses of Parliament, London. 1860 by Sir Charles Barry & A W N Pugin.
  49. 49. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  50. 50. Clock on tower of the Royal Courts of Justice, London.
  51. 51. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  52. 52. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  53. 53. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  54. 54. Tower Bridge. 1894, designed by Sir Horace Jones and Sir John Wolfe Barry.
  55. 55. Southwark Cathedral, the east end viewed from London Bridge. Victorian restoration.
  56. 56. West end of Southwark Cathedral, London. Victorian rebuild 1890-97 by A. W. Blomfield.
  57. 57. 9 Carmelite Street, London. 1894 by H A Hunt & H T Steward, in Tudor Gothic style.
  58. 58. St John the Evangelist R C Cathedral, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. 1877-81 by J Crawley, 1881-96 by J Hanson
  59. 59. A selection of photographs showing 20th Century examples of ‘Heritage Photography’
  60. 60. Heritage Photography Presented by Michael C Sleigh With photographs from the Polypodphoto Collection www.polypodphoto.co.uk polypod@gmail.com © 2014

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