Temple of Aeolus, Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA25772
Architect/DesignerChambers, Sir William (1723-1796)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1763
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/GDN/1413 (ES2339.4)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This decorative temple was designed and constructed by Sir William Chambers between 1760 and 1763. It was rebuilt by Decimus Burton in 1845 on an artificial mound, known as Cumberland Mount, formed from spoil dug during the creation of the Lake.

Subject tags

Gardens, round buildings, garden buildings, botanical gardens, columns