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Temple of British Worthies, Elysian Fields, Stowe, Buckinghamshire

RIBA Ref No RIBA25766
Architect/DesignerKent, William (1685?-1748)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityStowe
Subject Date1734
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EGDN/1346 (ES2270.3)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Monuments ; Gardens ; Garden seats ; Reflections ; Lakes
NOTES: The monument is an exedra, an outdoor seat, that contains niches for sixteen busts by Rysbrack and Scheemakers, and a central oval niche for the head of Mercury.
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