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West Norwood Cemetery, London: cast-iron and stucco sarcophagus of Thomas de la Garde Gissell

RIBA Ref No RIBA48792
Architect/DesignerTite, Sir William (1798-1873)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1847
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP506/116
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectTombs ; Decorative plasterwork ; Railings ; Cast iron ; Cemeteries
NOTES: Originally known as the South Metropolitan Cemetery, this 40-acre cemetery was consecrated in 1837. William Tite, who was the architect for the development company, was responsible for the landscaping and the design of some of the monuments.
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