Faience by Shaws

Dawen Lancashire published by the firm nd c1935 Undated c1932

Unpaginated. c 88pp illustrated. Folio. In loose leaf printed manilla folder issued by the firm. Made to promote the firm's versatility by showing the contemporary use of faience in building adapting the material for modern uses. Includes small sections on technical details. Each project has a single sheet, some double sided which provides summary information of the project with architects generally noted. First image is an air view of the works. Projects include Battersea Power Station, Earls Court Station, ICI Canteens etc. Superb photogravure black and white images. Loosely inserted are two additional items: A copy of a paper given to the Fylde District Society of Architects on Terra Cotta and Faience: Its origin, use, manufacture, advantages and disabilities by A G Shw 4to 8pp. Printed wrappers and secondly a publication showing fireplace designs: Shaws Special Interlocking Faience Fireplace Surrounds for Housing. 12pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates.

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