The Tate Library, Streatham. This library was one of three funded by Sir Henry Tate, the Tate & Lyle sugar magnate and philanthropist, who lived in Parkhill, Streatham. Designed by the architect Sydney R.Smith, it was opened by Sir Lyon Playfair M.P. in April 1891. View of the reference room looking south, with the bust of Sir Henry Tate in the centre flanked by windows overlooking Streatham High Road on the right and Pinfold Road on the left.
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