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Ref No BP/1/8/55
TitleColour photographs showing the exterior and interior of the SmithKline Beecham building, St.Helens
Date 30 Aug 1994
DescriptionPhotographs show the following:

. reception area at the main entrance in Westfield Street
. white marble sculpture of `Faust and Marguerite' inscribed by F. Vichi
. sculpted figure called the 'Egg dancer'
. white marble statuary group called `The Wrestlers'
. mahogany table and chairs
. table of Middle Eastern design in the reception area
. white marble bust of Thomas Beecham
. detail of light fitting in the reception area
. plaster statuary with bronze finish of two children titled 'What the wild waves are saying', signed by J. A. Raemaekers
. detail of mosaic floor in the reception area
. detail of ceiling panelling in reception area
. niche on the stairs containing the statuette of `Carmen'
. jardinière (ceramic pot) on the window sill of the first floor corridor
. Asian export bronze vase
. Statuette called the 'Blackamoor'
. decorative slate marble clock in the office of the Production Manager's secretary
. Black slate marble mantle clock in the office of the Production Manager
. fireplace and cupboards in the office of the Production manager
. detail of door in the office of the Production Manager
. 'The Wrestlers' statuary and machinery in the reception area
. Middle Eastern table and display cabinet in the reception
. Statuary of 'Faust and Marguerite' and 'What the wild waves are saying' in the reception area
. white marble bust of Thomas Beecham and the stairs in the reception area
. receptionists
. mahogony table in the reception area
. stairs leading to the first floor
. details of woodwork, doors and floor mosaic in the entrance porch
. details of porch door and surrounding stonework
. sculptures of Thomas Beecham and his family inset into the exterior walls of the building
. inset sculpture panels of cherubs
. inset sculpture panels of patterned motifs and heraldic beasts
. inset sculpture of motif containing the words 'Beecham's patent pills'
Extent75 items
Level Item
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