Ken Powell on Edwin Smith

Lamenting the loss of St Enoch Station, architectural historian Ken Powell discusses Edwin Smith’s evocative photograph of this former Glasgow landmark.

The image and a longer version of this interview appears in the exhibition ‘Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith’, open from 10 September to 6 December 2014 at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. Entry is free.

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Image: Arched roof over the platforms, St Enoch Station, Glasgow, 1961
(© Edwin Smith / RIBA Library Photographs Collection)

Interview recorded in 2014



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