Alternative designs for the Mausoleum, Blickling Hall, Blickling, in memory of the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire: perspective from the north-west

RIBApix ref no RIBA3910
Architect/DesignerBonomi, Joseph (1739-1808)
Artist/PhotographerBonomi, Joseph (1739-1808)
CountryUK: England
CityBlickling Hall
Subject Date1794
Image Date1794
ViewExterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSA1/2(3)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Bonomi's design was based on the tomb of Caius Cestius, Rome. The mausoleum as executed in 1796 was a slightly less austere pyramid without the rusticated plinth.

Subject tags

pyramids, funerary architecture, mausoleums