1784: Cenotaph

Etienne-Louis - Boullée Cénotaphe de Newton (1784)

Etienne-Louis Boullée: Cénotaphe de Newton (1784); for his proposal for a cenotaph for Isaac Newton, Boullée envisioned a 500-foot tall sphere encircled by plateaus containing hundreds of cypress trees. (source)

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2 Responses to 1784: Cenotaph

  1. Bill Chance says:

    I remember seeing this drawing in school. Ever since, I wished I was a multi-billionaire and could build this as my tribute to Newton.

    Thanks for sharing.

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