The Honan Chapel - Gallery Collection


Image TitleHonan mausoleum: St. FinbarrĀ“s Cemetery, Cork
DescriptionA mausoleum is a large and impressive tomb, usually constructed for a deceased leader. A mausoleum can also refer to a building which contains a number of crypts for entombment of deceased individuals. Modern mausolea will often have columbarium niches for cremated remains in addition to traditional mausoleum crypts. Mausolea can be freestanding buildings, or can be part of a larger facility - such as a church. This is the Honan mausoleum containing the remains of the last three members of the Honan family: Robert, Matthew and Isabella Honan. The last member of the family, Isabella, died in August 1913. the style of this mausoleum is a fusion of neo-Gothic and Celtic Revival features.
ContributorBuilder unknown
Contribution Year1890s
  
PhotographerJames Cronin
CopyrightJames Cronin and the Honan Trust
Date of Photograph2003
CollectionExterior