Caricature bust of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens incorporating an architectural model for a 'chattri' roof feature

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3080-37
Architect/DesignerIndian office of Sir Edwin Lutyens
Artist/PhotographerIndian office of Sir Edwin Lutyens
CountryIndia
CityNew Delhi
Subject Date1917
Image Date1912
ViewPortrait
MediumBust
Library ReferenceSCU/LUTY/2
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Lutyens designed the Viceroy's House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan) in New Delhi from 1913 to 1931. This bust was made in his Delhi office and includes an architectural model for a 'chattri', or roof feature, on the house. It stood for many years above a doorway in Lutyens's London office.

Subject tags

roofs, architects, domes