Yesterday we had a tour of Leeds Town Hall. This is the splendid tiled entrance hall. Not the original as that got worn out but they went back to the original makers and got a complete replacement. Since the Town Halll was built in the 1850s, it is nice to think the original tile manufacturers are still around. We saw the Assize courts and the cells under neath the hall. Later we took in the Art Gallery which had a good exhibition of 20th century art. Wyndham Lewis, Nevinson, Brockhurst.
This hotel was built in the 1930s and has a lot of the original Art Deco features in it. There is a fine carpet in the bar which I was taken with and here is a draft in Diversified Plain Weave based on that carpet. I will try this out on my current Megado warp next week.
We are off to Liverpool today and I hope to get to Tate Liverpool. Dorothy and I discussed the holiday last night. Not sure about it. I was definitely bored yesterday morning but perked up at the Mills. If I am taken to see another Pre-Raphaelite painting, I shall SCWEAM as Violette Anne used to say.