Focus On: Central Market, Chile



RIBA curator Charles Hind looks at a 19th-century photograph from the RIBA’s collections, featuring the Central Market in Santiago, Chile, a building manufactured in Glasgow and then shipped to its current location.

This item is on display at the Empire Builders exhibition at the V&A until 15 June 2014, part of the RIBA’s Brits Season.

Discover more about architecture and the collections of the RIBA at http://www.architecture.com . More images from the collections can be seen online on http://www.ribapix.com .

Music credit:
‘From Truth’ by Dexter Britain
http://www.freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain

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