West Norwood Cemetery, London: the tomb of Alexander Berens inscribed with 'Deus protector mea' in the Greek Orthodox cemetery
|Architect/Designer||Barry, Edward Middleton (1830-1880)|
|Tite, Sir William (1798-1873)|
|Artist/Photographer||de Mare, Eric (1910-2002)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Tombs ; Decorative stonework ; Granite ; Marble ; Cemeteries ; Columns|
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. This granite, black and red marble tomb in Italian Gothic style was designed by E. M. Barry and erected in 1858.
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