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Agriculture and Manufacture

Attributed to
Joseph Thewlis
1899

Leeds /  Agriculture and Manufacture   Leeds /  Agriculture and Manufacture

Description

Built by architect William Warlow Gwyther for the Yorkshire District Banking Company. On the roof are two sculpture groups.

Boar Lane side Bishopsgate Street side
Leeds - Agriculture and Manufacture
Agriculture, woman with a sickle and a sheaf of corn, accompanied by a putto with a plough and a sheep
Leeds - Agriculture and Manufacture
Manufacture, bearded man with an anvil, accompanied by an eagle.

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Location (N 53°47'45" - W 1°32'48")

Item Code: gbyh105; Photograph: 28 July 2019
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