Burlington Arcade, Piccadilly Entrance. London W1. Built by Samuel Ware in 1818-19, rebuilt by Beresford Pite in 1911 what one Jones and Woodward call "gross fašades" that faeture sculpture by Benjamin Clemens. [Click on these images and those below to enlarge them.]
Left to right; (a) Looking through the arcade from the Piccadilly end. (b) Central iron and glass skylight. (c) The curved wooden shopfronts.
Photograph at top left by Robert Freidus. Photographs, formatting, caption, and perspective correction by George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]
Bradley, Simon, and Nikolaus Pevsner. London 6: Westminster. London: Penguin Books, 2003.
Jones, Edward, and Christopher Woodward. A Guide to the Architecture of London. 2nd ed. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1992.
Last modified 24 August 2011