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West Norwood Cemetery, London: slanting tombstones with the mausoleum of Sir Henry Tate centre background

RIBA Ref No RIBA48790
Architect/DesignerSmith, Sidney Robert James (1858-1913)
Tite, Sir William (1798-1873)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1968
Image Date1968
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP506/124
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectTombs ; Obelisks ; Cemeteries ; Mausoleums
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. The mausoleum to Sir Henry Tate was designed by Sidney R. J. Smith in c.1890.
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