Waterfall bookcase

Ref: 001100
  • Designer

    The design attributed to Giles Gilbert Scott (1880-1960)

  • Detail

    Oak

    155 x 76 x 21 (maximum) cm

    English, circa 1931

  • Provenance

    Supplied for Whitelands College, Putney

  • Notes

    A new building for Whitelands College was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott and opened in 1931.

    ‘Waterfall’ bookcases, appropriate for smaller-scale rooms, first became a popular form towards the end of the eighteenth century.