David Hume's Tomb: a Roman mausoleum by Robert Adam

Iain Brown (Author)


Keyword(s):
Castle, Architecture
Period(s):
Roman, 1777

Abstract


Designs for the mausoleum are examined in the context of the social and cultural history of Enlightenment Edinburgh. Sources for the various designs of 1777 are suggested and the Roman inspiration for the one selected is discussed.

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Published
30-11-1992
How to Cite
Brown, I. (1992). David Hume’s Tomb: a Roman mausoleum by Robert Adam. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 121, 391-422. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9419
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