Sculpture

Edwin Lutyens - SW1

Erection date: /1/2015

Inscription

Sir Edwin Lutyens architect designer of New Delhi laid out his plans here in Apple Tree Court.

The relief sculpture, by Stephen Cox, is called 'Figure Emerging', and was inspired by the sculptures of gods at the cave temples in India, especially in Mahabalipuram. The relief and the inscribed panels are in basalt.

Site: Edwin Lutyens - SW1 (1 memorial)

SW1, Apple Tree Yard

In the spring of 1914 Lutyens set up an office at number 7 Apple Tree Yard, specifically to deal with the commission for New Delhi.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Edwin Lutyens - SW1

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Sir Edwin Lutyens

Architect. Born at 16 Onslow Square. Specialised in English country houses. C...

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New Delhi

Capital city of India. It succeeded Calcutta as the capital of the country. T...

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Edwin Lutyens - SW1

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Stephen Cox

Sculptor. His style mixes Italian, Egyptian and Indian traditions. He also wo...

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