Frogmore Mausoleum

A. J. Humbert (1822-1877) and Ludwig Gruner (1801-1882)

1862 onwards (consecrated at the end of 1862; decoration finally completed in 1871)

Home Park, Windsor, Berks.

Queen Victoria initiated the project for a new mausoleum close to her mother's in the grounds of Frogmore House, Windsor, within days of Prince Albert's death in 1861. The Italianate structure is in the shape of a Greek cross, with a portico and a copper domed roof [continued below].

Photograph, caption, and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee

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