'Parsons Polygon', Blackett Street

  • Description

    "An art-work by David Hamilton in 1985. The brick and tile structure conceals a ventilation shaft for the Metro system. The ceramic relief marks the achievements of Sir Charles Algernon Parsons (1854-1931), the designer of Turbinia, a steam turbine powered yacht. The designs pressed into the clay are based on Parson's engineering drawings. Tyne and Wear HER(10905): Newcastle, Blackett Street, 'Parsons Polygon'" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph.org.uk
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1697679
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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