Exterior September 19, 2021December 30, 1932 by thisisrjg-bbc 8 ❧ The South Front. 9 ❧ The West Front. The photograph is taken from the corner of Portland Place near the Langham Hotel. 10 and 11 ❧ Sculpture Groups on the West Front at the First Floor level; above, Ariel hearing Celestial Music; below, Ariel between Wisdom and Gaiety. Both groups are by Eric Gill and are carved in Portland stone. 12 ❧ Sculpture Group on the East Front, at the first floor level, carved by Eric Gill in Portland stone. Ariel is represented piping to children. 13 ❧ The East Front, facing Langham Street. Note the cutting back of the roof from the fourth floor upwards, made necessary by the existence of 'Ancient Lights'. Note also the intake panels at the third floor level, through which air is drawn in to supply some of the ventilating and air-conditioning plants. 14 ❧ General View of the Roof, showing the fans by which the vitiated air from the building is extracted.