Competition design II for the Nelson monument, Trafalgar Square, London: perspective view of the globe-shaped proposed monument seen from behind the columns of the National Gallery's entrance portico

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RIBApix ref no RIBA22652
Architect/DesignerGoldicutt, John (1793-1842)
Wilkins, William (1778-1839)
Artist/PhotographerGoldicutt, John (1793-1842)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1841
Image Date1841
StyleClassical Revival
Library ReferenceSD96/3(5)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Design II was for a hemispheric globe surrounded by water. The portico of the National Gallery is shown bedecked with a decorative canopy, drapery and carpets.

Subject tags

sculpture, columns, squares, porticos, monuments, draperies, curtains