Peter Luty

Artist & Printmaker

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Gardner’s Warehouse                                                              £950

Jamaica Street, Glasgow


1855-6

John Baird Sen.


600 450 mm.

Ink, watercolour, acrylic and gold pen on paper


One of the very earliest examples of prefabricated ‘modern’ building construction. The main elevations are entirely of cast-iron and plate glass, a revolutionary approach to building the led ultimately to the early skyscrapers of N. America.

La Pedrera 1 St Paul's Deptford