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Gallery of Rotherham Central Station / Aedas - 1

Image 3 of 9 from gallery of Rotherham Central Station / Aedas. Photograph by Daniel Hopkinson

The Illumination of the Cross in Saint Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (etching) and Louis Jean Desprez (watercolor), 1787.

signorcasaubon: The Illumination of the Cross in Saint Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday, by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (etching) and Louis Jean Desprez (watercolor), at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1787

Staircase. Ornate. 1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire. It was fitted masterfully onto an awkward triangular space – although not unanimously liked as the best looking design, it proved the most practical of the 136 other designs entered. Manchester had achieved city status in 1853, and was keen to show off its civic dignity. Architect: Alfred Waterhouse

It was fitted masterfully onto an awkward triangular space – although not unanimously liked as the best looking design, it proved the most practical of the 136 other designs entered. Manchester h

Andrea Pozzo | Left half of a "Theatrum Sacrum" | 1685 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Andrea Pozzo, Left half of a "Theatrum Sacrum", The Morgan Library & Museum