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Liverpool former Lewis

Friezes above the entrance to Lewis's department store, which closed its doors in 2007. Above the entrance is the 'exceedingly bare' statue of a male figure by Jacob Epstein. With the closure of Lewis's the future of these unique artworks is uncertain.

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The panels or bas-reliefs present some intriguing subject matter: The left hand one features a mass fight with boys in short trousers, one trampled under foot. The middle one is of a child sitting in a pram with a dog holding up his paw. The right hand frieze is of boys similar those on the left but they are all asleep except one.

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Title:
Liverpool former Lewis's friezes

Category:

Filename:
LivLewisFrieze7404.jpg

ID number:
7586

Technical details:
Nikon D200

Liverpool architecture, Lewis's store Liverpool, Liverpool modern architecture, Liverpool buildings at risk, art works Liverpool, Merseyside, Lancashire

Date created:
2007-05-04

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