1871 – City Portrait Room, Carlisle Rd., Derry

Architect: William McElwee


Building for Hugh Kerr, photographer – finished in polychrome brick with Dungiven sandstone dressings. “The materials used are Belfast red pressed bricks, with joints struck in black mortar ; bands, &c., of blue and white bricks ; copings, strings, cills, &c., of white sandstone from Dungiven, near Derry. The first storey and dressings to upper windows are finished in Portland cement. Metal-work has been used in panels of parapet, finials, balconets, columns, &c. The building has been erected from the design and under the immediate superintendence of Mr. William M’Elwee, by Mr. Robert Maxwell, builder, of Derry.”