(Brodrick) Linstrum, Derek

Towers and colonnades. The architecture of Cuthbert Brodrick.

Leeds, Leeds Philosophical and Literay Society Ltd 1999.

Reference: 15026
Price: £24 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. 163 + (1)pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel. With an enclosed postcard from Mosette Broderick (US architectural historian), 25 April 2000.

Scholarly study of the architectural work of Cuthbert Brodrick (1821-1905), winner of a competition to design Leeds Town Hall in 1852 with an entry in a classical Corinthian style which was subsequently built, and which is customarily regarded as one of the finest public buildings of its date in a classical style.