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Tomb of Elizabeth Emma and Alexis Benoît Soyer
Portland stone, marble & beer stone
H 600 x W 295 x D 266 cm
commissioned by Alexis Soyer
Tomb or mausoleum
Kensal Green Cemetery
Grade II* (England and Wales)
time restrictions apply
Cemetery opening times.
front face of the base, at right: E.M. LANDER / MASON TO THE CEMETERY
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