Walcot R.E., Hon.R.I.B.A.
1874 – 1943 Ditchling, Sussex)
E H-L 163. 162 x 226 mm. Etching, 1931.
pencil. On cream wove paper
Information about the Print
the former offices of the Daily Mail and the
Daily Express. Walcot shows the ‘new’ Daily
Express building, 121-128 Fleet Street, under
construction. Designed in 1931 by Ellis & Clarke
in association with Sir Owen Williams, it was
the first curtain-wall building put up in London.
plate was commissioned for Christmas 1931 by
Francis H. Crittall, JP, of the Essex firm of
titles, all London views generally with a new
building, commissioned by the Crittall family
Arch (EH-L 164), c1931, but perhaps 1930 or
Thames from Southwark Bridge (EH-L 167), 1932
Circus, Piccadilly (EH-L 169), 1933
of Berkeley Square (EH-L 175), 1935
Street, Westminster (EH-L 176), 1936
London-Euston Road at St Pancras (EH-L 178),
Quadrangle, Bart’s Hospital (EH-L
All except The
Circus are included in the exhibition..