'Ducting System', August 1950.

Scarfe, Laurence

'Ducting System', August 1950.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


Watercolour drawing by Laurence Scarfe (1914-1993) showing a service void over radiochemistry laboratories. In the foreground the main horizontal ventilation trunking is shown from which vertical ducts lead to the laboratory 'cells' below. One of a series of six watercolours showing different interior views at aeRE Harwell in 1950-1951, signed and dated August 1950, which he later used as reference for his mural 'Atomic Energy' in the Dome of the Festival of Britain 1951. Works rubber stamped verso: Laurence Scarfe ARCA FSIA 30 Paultons Square Chelsea SW3.

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