West Norwood Cemetery, London: the sarcophagus of Captain John Wimble decorated with ship reliefs

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48791
Architect/DesignerTite, Sir William (1798-1873)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1851
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP506/119
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes 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.

Subject tags

cemeteries, tombs