Sunday, June 20, 2010

Steele Building

As promised in my last post, here are a couple of images of the Steele Building.

These are taken from the Great Court on a quite dreary afternoon. Regardless of the weather, I still find the sandstone compelling. (Canon 450d, 18-55mm zoom)


Martin - Den Haag said...

Hey mate, how come it's called the Steele building when it's obviously made of stone?

Boyd said...

Ha, that's pretty funny and never really thought of it that way. There could be a number of reasons, the most unlikely is that it was named by some drunk first year students ... or it was named for the first professor of chemistry, Professor Bertram Steele ... a reasonable history of the Great Court is at
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