Designs for proposed Natural History Museum on the Thames Embankment, London: perspective from the north-east with recessed centrepiece approached by a flight of steps and tall pointed-domed polygonal tower behind and towers also with pointed domes on all corners

RIBApix ref no RIBA35474
Architect/DesignerWaterhouse, Alfred (1830-1905)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1869
Image Date1869
ViewExterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA1952/WATA[71](10)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is an early design for the museum when it was proposed that the new Natural History Museum be built on the Embankment as part of a scheme of grand public buildings lining the Thames. By early 1870 the idea was dropped and the project was returned to South Kensington.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, museums