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Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm: the Monument Hall and Chapel of the Holy Cross, with the Resurrection Monument on the far right

RIBA Ref No RIBA132341
Architect/DesignerAsplund, Erik Gunnar (1885-1940)
Lewerentz, Sigurd (1885-1975)
Lundqvist, John (1882-1972)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountrySweden
CityStockholm
Subject Date1940
Image Date1987
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC W 100686c
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectWater features ; Sculpture ; Chapels ; Cemeteries ; Halls
NOTES: Asplund and Lewerentz won the competition for the new cemetery in 1915 and spent the next 25 years developing the cemetery in a landscape of wooded pines populated by small chapels.The Chapel of the Holy Cross is by Asplund (1935-1940) and the Resurrection Monument by Lundquist was originally shown at the 1930 Stockholm Exhibition. See RIBA132326 for a black and white version of this image.
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