Detail View: SHIMMER: Victoria Hall

Title: 
Victoria Hall
Creation Date: 
1908
Image Date: 
1985
Period: 
20th century
Start Date: 
1904
End Date: 
1908
Location: 
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Country: 
ENGLAND, UK
Display Creator: 
WADDINGTON SON & DUNKERLEY ; HALE, William John
Image ID: 
10-1742
Description: 
Location: Norfolk Street. Exterior detail: The relief carving at the apex of the main facade. This depicts John and Charles Wesley and was carved by Alfred and William Frank TORY, who also completed all architectural decorations for the building. Commission: Waddington, Son & Dunkerley of Manchester won a competition to build Victoria Hall in 1904, Hale's design being judged in 2nd place. Following the death of Dunkerley in 1907, Hale took over the management of the job to the original designs. His major contribution was in the re-modelling of the Tower. Sources: 'Looking at Buildings: Pevsner Architectural Guides' - < http://www.lookingatbuildings.org.uk/ >
Rights: 
© Sheffield Hallam University
Permissions: 
For educational use only. This image may be used in print or digital materials provided that full acknowledgment is given, expressed as follows: " © < insert details from the 'Rights' field >. Photographed by < insert details from the 'Photographed by' field >."
Photographed by: 
Dave Ball
Creator: 
WADDINGTON, SON & DUNKERLEY
Creator Role: 
Architectural firm. Based in Manchester.
Creator: 
HALE, William John
Creator Dates - Born: 
1862
Creator Dates - Died: 
1929
Creator Role: 
Architect.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Creator: 
DUNKERLEY, William Angelo
Creator Dates - Died: 
1907
Creator Role: 
Architect.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Creator: 
TORY, Alfred and William Frank
Creator Dates - Active: 
19th century ; 20th century
Creator Role: 
Sculptors. Active in Sheffield. Ex-students of Sheffield College of Art.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- 1900-2000
Subject Heading: 
Methodism
Subject Heading: 
Church architecture -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Public sculpture -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Relief (Sculpture), English
Subject Heading: 
Wesley, John, 1703-1791
Subject Heading: 
Decoration and ornament, Architectural