Plate 7: Laying the Foundation-Stone

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Survey of London Monograph 17, County Hall. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1991.

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Plate 7

Laying the Foundation-Stone (p. 52)

a. Site with the foundation-stone ceremony marquee in 1912, looking south

b. The foundation-stone ceremony, 9 March 1912

c, d, e. Ceremonial mallet, spirit-level and plumb-bob commissioned for the occasion from the Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts (p. 53)