The House of Commons Interior in the Early 20th Century
The interior of the House of Commons in Parliament during the 1900's. It is pictured packed with representatives. The Commons Chamber was designed to foster adversarial feelings. Benches line the walls and face each other. The ceiling is vaulted and the walls are highly decorated.
Samuel Bannister Harding, Ph.D., Assisted by Margaret Snodgrass, A.M. The Story of Europe: From the Times of the Ancient Greeks to the Colonization of America, An Elementary History for the Sixth Grade, Based Upon the Report of the Committee of Eight to the American Historical Association (Chicago, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1912) 175