60-61 Piccadilly (1887-88), built as the Albemarle Hotel, London W1, by H. A. Peto and Sir E. George. Bas reliefs by an unknown sculptor. “The gayest appearance in Piccadilly of terracotta, so popular in late C19 Mayfair. Pink, in stule Francois I, with lots of canted bays and portrait medallions” (Bradley and Pevsner). Additional medallions. [Click on these images for larger pictures.]

Photographs and caption by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. You may use this image 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.

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