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Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs, 1939

Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/2

Scope and Contents

Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs consists of:

  1. 22 black and white photographic prints (9cm x 11.5cm) showing the first architectural model for the proposed redevelopment of the city centre. It was built by members of the Coventry City Architect's Department, under the direction of the City Architect Donald Gibson, during their spare time in, 1939
  2. 4 black and white photographic prints (9cm x 14cm) showing a model derived from the Plan for Central Coventry and shows proposed neighbouring housing estates, c1940
  3. 30 black and white negatives (approximate) showing an architectural model of central Coventry. This is possibly the second model made, c1940
  4. set of 8 black and white photographic prints (16cm x 21.5cm) of the maps from the Gibson, DEE, Plan for the new Coventry, ( Coventry, Corporation of the City of Coventry, undated)
  5. 5 colour negatives showing miscellaneous street scenes and buildings.


  • Creation: 1939


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Sub-Fonds: 0.3 metres