Montage entitled 'The Most Famous Buildings in the World', showing a variety of well-known architectural landmarks from across the globe

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RIBApix ref no RIBA31368
Artist/PhotographerCockerell, Charles Robert (1788-1863)
Image Date1880
ViewExterior
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSE15/12
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: The Boy's Own Paper, (London, 1880s). NOTES: This image is based on an earlier drawing by Charles Robert Cockerell entitled 'The Professor's Dream' (1848) (see RIBA95743) and includes many of the same buildings with a number of additions. Buildings depicted here include St Peter's Basilica, the Taj Mahal, Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, Florence Cathedral, Bramante's Tempietto,The Pantheon, Pyramids, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Crystal Palace, Victoria and Albert Museum, Arc de Triomphe and a wide variety of temples, obelisks, columns, spires and domes.

Subject tags

towers, belfries, bell towers, churches, arches, pagodas, cathedrals, domes, columns, temples, pyramids, monuments, abbeys, mausoleums, triumphal arches, obelisks