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Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer

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Title

Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer

Date

1844

Medium

Portland stone, marble & beer stone

Measurements

H 600 x W 295 x D 266 cm

Accession number

W10_JR_S016

Acquisition method

commissioned by Alexis Soyer

Work type

Tomb or mausoleum

Owner

Soyer family

Custodian

Kensal Green Cemetery

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Listing date

07/11/84

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Cemetery opening times.

Signature/marks description

front face of the base, at right: E.M. LANDER / MASON TO THE CEMETERY

Inscription description

front: TO HER; rear: To the memory of / MADAME SOYER. / DIED SEPTEMBER 1ST 1812 / AGED 32 YEARS / England gave her birth / genius Immortality / Also / ALEXIS BENOIT SOYER. / DIED AUGUST 5TH 1858 / AGED 48 YEARS; side: FRANCOIS SIMONEAU / ARTISTE PEINTRE / BORN AT BORNHELM (ANTWERP) / 26 MAY 1783 / DIED AT LONDON 26 NOVEMBER 1859 / LADY ELSIE ISABELLE WATTS FRGS / (NEE SIMONAU) / CITIZEN AND SHIPRIGHT OF LONDON / BORN IN BRUSSELS 10 AUGUST 1863 / DIED 1930

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Located at

Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensington

W10 4RA

Located at the beginning of North Branch Avenue, at its junction with North Avenue, opposite Queen Victoria Gate (plot number 3714/80/RS).