This stunning silk square showcases Waterhouse’s characteristic architectural style.
Waterhouse sketched every detail of his designs in great detail. The silk square features illustrations taken from the Natural History Museums extensive archives.
Silk square, 100% Silk, Hand rolled hem. Made in England
Waterhouse used terracotta for the entire building as this material was more resistant to Victorian London's harsh climate. The result is one of Britain’s most striking examples of Romanesque architecture, which is considered a work of art in its own right and has become one of London's most iconic landmarks.
Alfred Waterhouse (19 July 1830 – 22 August 1905) was an English architect, particularly associated with the Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. He is best known for his design for the Natural History Museum in London.