Detail View: SHIMMER: Sheffield Town Hall

Title: 
Sheffield Town Hall
Creation Date: 
1897
Image Date: 
2010
Period: 
19th century
Start Date: 
1890
End Date: 
1897
Location: 
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Country: 
ENGLAND, UK
Display Creator: 
POMEROY, Frederick William
Image ID: 
10-1789
Description: 
Exterior detail: Figure of War high on the facade of the Town Hall overlooking Surrey Street. (One of two staues on this side of the building, the other depicting 'Peace') Commission: Sheffield Town Council. F.W. Pomeroy was awarded the commission to carry out and supervise the carving for the building. The architect for the Town Hall was G.W. Mountford. The building was opened by Queen Victoria on May 21, 1897. Comment: F.W. Pomeroy was the sculptor for a number of monuments in London and also the 4 upstream figures on Vauxhall Bridge (1907).
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: 
POMEROY, Frederick William
Creator Dates - Born: 
1857
Creator Dates - Died: 
1924
Creator Role: 
Sculptor.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Creator: 
MOUNTFORD, Edward William
Creator Dates - Born: 
1855
Creator Dates - Died: 
1908
Creator Role: 
Architect.
Culture Gender: 
Male.
Nationality: 
British.
Subject Heading: 
Public art -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Architecture -- 1800-1900
Subject Heading: 
City halls -- England -- Sheffield
Subject Heading: 
Relief (Sculpture), English