Berwind Mausoleum

Title

Berwind Mausoleum
Detail of door knocker

Description

The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky, and after his brother's death Edward became head of the Berwind-White Coal Company, which became the largest coal mining operation in America.

Creator

Trumbauer, Horace (American architect, 1868-1938)

Source

Photographer: Lee T. Pearcy
Image: March 22, 2014

Date

ca. 1936

Rights

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Relation

Tower of the Winds Athens

Identifier

CP2014-019

Coverage

West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
lat: 40.0143429
long: -75.22391043

Files

2652072-P1010207.JPG

Citation

Trumbauer, Horace (American architect, 1868-1938), “Berwind Mausoleum,” Classicizing Philadelphia, accessed July 26, 2017, http://classicizingphiladelphia.omeka.net/items/show/32.

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