TITLE

THE VANDERBILT MAUSOLEUM ON STATEN ISLAND NEW YORK CITY

AUTHOR(S)
Preston Jr., Percy
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Magazine Antiques;Sep2005, Vol. 168 Issue 3, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Vanderbilt Mausoleum located in Staten Island in New York City. Information about the builder of the mausoleum; Details of the exterior design; Style of the facade; Decoration that symbolizes death.
ACCESSION #
18154692

Tags: MAUSOLEUMS;  CRYPTS;  SEPULCHRAL monuments

 

Related Articles

  • SWEET DREAMS. Yiallourides, Christiana // Marie Claire (US);Jul2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p82 

    A photograph of a mausoleum turned into a studio apartment where a boy naps on an occupied tomb while a small girl sleeps nearby in a makeshift hammock in Manila, Philippines is presented.

  • Die Kraft des Abwesenden: Das Kenotaph f�r Max Dvor�k und die Dialektik des Visuellen von Georges Didi-Huberman. Vojvod�k, Josef // Umeni / Art;2012, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p186 

    In 1921 Adolf Loos created a model for a mausoleum for Max Dvor�k, which was conceived as a cenotaph approximately six metres in height and was to be located in the Zentmlfriedhof (central cemetery) in Vienna. The shape of the mausoleum's stepped roof would have looked like a pyramid and...

  • The Craiggentinny Marbles. Hendrie, James // Scottish Memories;Apr2013, p39 

    The article offers information on the story, design, and art of the rectangular mausoleum that towers above the surrounding bungalows in the suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland. It mentions that the mausoleum is the final resting place of William Henry Miller, the master of Craigentinny House in...

  • SEPULCHRES.  // Art & Faith in Tridentine Spain (1545-1690);1995, p59 

    A chapter from the book "Art & Faith in Tridentine Spain (1545-1690)" is presented. It discusses sepulchres and features court sculptor Pompeyo Leoni who excelled in the treatment of sepulchres, evident in the statues he built including the Joan of Austria, the Inquisitor Fernando Valdés and...

  • Crave crime at Mackenzie's mausoleum. MacQueen, Hector L. // Edinburgh Law Review;Sep2004, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p295 

    Reports that on March 26, 2004 two teenage boys became the first people since 1899 to be convicted in the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland of the crime of violation of a sepulcher. Sentence imposed; Probation and community service; Domed mausoleum of the 17th century Scottish jurist George...

  • Stone Faces. Gilson, William // New England Review (10531297);Fall2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p79 

    In this article the author focuses on the significance of gravestones and wooden slats or cast-iron vinework on various memorial parks. The author stresses that few large granite mausoleums resembled a miniature Greek templates. The author added that part of the appeal of memorial parks was...

  • WHAT AILS THE TAJ MAHAL? Bartholet, Jeffrey // Smithsonian;Sep2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p44 

    The article presents a report on the condition of the Taj Mahal, a structure in the city of Agra, India, built in the 17th century as a memorial by the Shah Jahan to his late wife. With nearly five million visitors annually the monument is experiencing slow deterioration due to several factors...

  • The Battle for Grant's Tomb. Harris, Neil // American Heritage;Aug/Sep85, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p70 

    Discusses the construction of Grant's Tomb, which contains the remains of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant and Julia Dent Grant. Debates surrounding the design of the tomb; History of monument building in the U.S.; How other Presidents were buried; Popularity of monument building following the...

  • TALES FROM THE GRAVE. HALL, MIKE // Jacksonville Magazine;Oct2012, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p30 

    The article focuses on several prominent personalities who have been cremated at cemeteries in Florida. It mentions about the mausoleum of Princess Laura Adorkor Koffey, who was cremated in the Old City Cemetery, and was popular for encouraging trade with Africa and informs that three victims of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics