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 .
‘From Truth’ by Dexter Britain