Design for an imperial palace for the sovereigns of the British Empire, imagined to be in Hyde Park, London: elevation of one of the facades

Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales. We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID-19 and adhering to all guidance and best practice.

RIBApix ref no RIBA4052
Architect/DesignerGandy, Joseph Michael (1771-1843)
Artist/PhotographerGandy, Joseph Michael (1771-1843)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1824
Image Date1824
ViewExterior
StyleGreek Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceFRA/GAND/5
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes ORIGINAL TITLE: A Geometrical Elevation of Part of One of the Fronts of an Idea for an Imperial Palace for the Sovereigns of the British Empire NOTES: J. M. Gandy produced a series of five drawings exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts between 1824 and 1828 on his ideas for an imperial palace.

Subject tags

palaces, fantastic architecture