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Tiered Collection

"Discovering the Beauty of Tiered Architecture Across Continents" From the grandeur of London School of Economics in London

Background imageTiered Collection: London School of Economics, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

London School of Economics, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTiered Collection: Small theatre of Ancient Epidaurus (Epidavros), Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece, Europe

Small theatre of Ancient Epidaurus (Epidavros), Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece, Europe

Background imageTiered Collection: Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion), Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Kinkaku-ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion), Kyoto, Japan, Asia

Background imageTiered Collection: Royal wedding cake for Princess Margaret

Royal wedding cake for Princess Margaret
The official wedding cake presented by J. Lyons for the wedding of Princess Margaret to Antony Armstrong-Jones in May 1960. Date: 1960

Background imageTiered Collection: Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Background imageTiered Collection: The Forbidden City in Beijing looking South taken from the viewing point of Jingshan Park

The Forbidden City in Beijing looking South taken from the viewing point of Jingshan Park, Beijing, China, Asia

Background imageTiered Collection: Wedding of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook

Wedding of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook
Scene at the wedding reception of Dan Everard and Dollis Brook, performers in the Pelissier Follies. The wedding took place at Finchley Parish Church, north London

Background imageTiered Collection: Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima, Western Honshu, Japan, Asia

Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima, Western Honshu, Japan, Asia

Background imageTiered Collection: Spectacular ice sculptures at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province

Spectacular ice sculptures at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China, Asia

Background imageTiered Collection: Royal Wedding 1947 - the cake

Royal Wedding 1947 - the cake
Wedding cake made by Mr F. Schul of McVitie and Price in Harlesden, London for the wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in November 1947

Background imageTiered Collection: Tynwald Hill - St John s, Isle of Man

Tynwald Hill - St John s, Isle of Man (" where the new Manx Laws are made" ). Established by Norse Viking settlers over a thousand years ago with the hill thought to have been built in

Background imageTiered Collection: Torre del Oro (Gold Tower), Museo Naval, Seville, Andalucia, Spain, Europe

Torre del Oro (Gold Tower), Museo Naval, Seville, Andalucia, Spain, Europe

Background imageTiered Collection: Serving Le 5 Oclock

Serving Le 5 Oclock
Low waisted dress with sleeves that are full from the elbow & with a tight cuff, a V neck with a scarf tie, tiered skirt & a scarf belt threaded through belt straps on the hip

Background imageTiered Collection: The Dome des Invalides, Paris, France, c.1890-1900

The Dome des Invalides, Paris, France, c.1890-1900
1128947 The Dome des Invalides, Paris, France, c.1890-1900; Private Collection; (add.info.: Photochrom Collection, photomechanical print)

Background imageTiered Collection: T'ien-ning Ssu T'a Pagoda, Peking, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato

T'ien-ning Ssu T'a Pagoda, Peking, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato
T'ien-ning Ssu T'a Pagoda, Peking, 1860

Background imageTiered Collection: Multi-storied Pagoda, N. China, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato

Multi-storied Pagoda, N. China, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato
Multi-storied Pagoda, N. China, 1860

Background imageTiered Collection: Twin Pagodas, Southern Sung Style, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato

Twin Pagodas, Southern Sung Style, 1860. Creator: Felice Beato
Twin Pagodas, Southern Sung Style, 1860

Background imageTiered Collection: A Group of Guardsmen, 1529, 1529. Creator: Dirck Jacobsz

A Group of Guardsmen, 1529, 1529. Creator: Dirck Jacobsz
A Group of Guardsmen, 1529, 1529. Other Title(s): A Group of Guardsmen, 1529

Background imageTiered Collection: Stevenson, Robert Louis, Mrs. house, 1921 or 1922. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Stevenson, Robert Louis, Mrs. house, 1921 or 1922. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Stevenson, Robert Louis, Mrs. house, 1921 or 1922

Background imageTiered Collection: The Tsushima Festival, Owari Province (Owari Tsushima sairei), from the series 'One Hundre... 1859

The Tsushima Festival, Owari Province (Owari Tsushima sairei), from the series "One Hundre... 1859
The Tsushima Festival, Owari Province (Owari Tsushima sairei), from the series "One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces (Shokoku meisho hyakkei)", 1859

Background imageTiered Collection: Mme. Lucien Lelong wearing a Lelong design

Mme. Lucien Lelong wearing a Lelong design
Madame Lucien Lelong, formerly Princess Nathalie Paley, and wife of the dress designer, pictured modelling one of her husbands designs

Background imageTiered Collection: Bell tower, traditional village of Megalochori, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands

Bell tower, traditional village of Megalochori, Santorini, Cyclades, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageTiered Collection: 20084024

20084024
PERU Cusco Department Machu Picchu Terraces on Machu Picchu mountainside

Background imageTiered Collection: The Hanging Gardens of Ancient Babylon, 1890. Creator: Unknown

The Hanging Gardens of Ancient Babylon, 1890. Creator: Unknown
he Hanging Gardens of Ancient Babylon, 1890. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ascending tiered gardens in the ancient city of Babylon, near present-day Hillah, Babil province, in Iraq

Background imageTiered Collection: View of Shimla city in Indian Himalayas the capital of Indian state Himachal Pradesh

View of Shimla city in Indian Himalayas the capital of Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Shimla, Himachal Prades, India. Landscape photography View of Shimla city in Indian Himalayas the capital of

Background imageTiered Collection: University Of London Senate House & Library Senate Room

University Of London Senate House & Library Senate Room
A photograph which shows the spacious Senate Room, with tiered seating and wood panelling, at the University of London Senate House and Library, designed between 1932 and 1937

Background imageTiered Collection: Canal Bridge, Borwick

Canal Bridge, Borwick
A landscape oil painting of a farm settlement with a background of tiered mountains, the foreground shows a singular arch bridge spanning a canal in Borwick, Lancaster. Date: circa 1921

Background imageTiered Collection: Restaurant

Restaurant
A painting which depicts the scene of a busy two tiered restaurant, people can be seen happily drinking and dining at the tables, from both the ground floor and first floor. Date: circa 1916

Background imageTiered Collection: A Civil Guard Parade on a tiered building at their barracks, Spain, 1936

A Civil Guard Parade on a tiered building at their barracks, Spain, 1936. This was deemed a necessary alternative to drilling on the middle of the parade ground

Background imageTiered Collection: A wedding cake to be proud of, for the wedding of a British couple in India. Date: 1920

A wedding cake to be proud of, for the wedding of a British couple in India. Date: 1920

Background imageTiered Collection: Cenotaph for Sebastian I, King of Portugal, Basilica Farnesina, Rome, December 3, 1578

Cenotaph for Sebastian I, King of Portugal, Basilica Farnesina, Rome, December 3, 1578, Creator: Mario Cartaro
Cenotaph for Sebastian I, King of Portugal, Basilica Farnesina, Rome, December 3, 1578, 1578

Background imageTiered Collection: Untitled Japanese Temple, about 1903 (gelatin silver print)

Untitled Japanese Temple, about 1903 (gelatin silver print)
3954074 Untitled Japanese Temple, about 1903 (gelatin silver print) by Dow, Arthur Wesley (1857-1922); 35.6x27.9 cm; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Background imageTiered Collection: DDE-90024186

DDE-90024186
Seven Stars and Moon viewpoint, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, near Zhuang village of Ping An.Guangxi Province, China. Zhuang ethnic minority village is located high in the Longji mountains

Background imageTiered Collection: DDE-90024185

DDE-90024185
Seven Stars and Moon viewpoint, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, near Zhuang village of Ping An.Guangxi Province, China. Zhuang ethnic minority village is located high in the Longji mountains

Background imageTiered Collection: DDE-90024184

DDE-90024184
sunset at Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces near Yao Village of Dazhai, Guangxi Province China, Date: 22/10/2005

Background imageTiered Collection: DDE-90024183

DDE-90024183
Sunrise at Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces near Yao Village of Dazhai, Guangxi Province China, Date: 22/10/2005

Background imageTiered Collection: DDE-90024182

DDE-90024182
Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces near Yao Village of Dazhai, Guangxi Province China Date: 22/10/2005

Background imageTiered Collection: Dress in printed linen, illustration from Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1913 (colour litho)

Dress in printed linen, illustration from Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1913 (colour litho)
745215 Dress in printed linen, illustration from Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1913 (colour litho) by Barbier, Georges (1882-1932); 22.9x13.8 cm; Private Collection; Photo © Christies Images

Background imageTiered Collection: View of the Himalayan foothills at dawn, from Kathmandu to Everest flight over Himalayas, Nepal

View of the Himalayan foothills at dawn, from Kathmandu to Everest flight over Himalayas, Nepal
View of the Himalayan foothills from window on Dawn Kathmandu to Everest Flight over the Himalayas; Himalayas, Nepal

Background imageTiered Collection: Triangular Five-Tiered Box with Bamboo, Plum Blossom, and Pine Trees, Ming dynasty

Triangular Five-Tiered Box with Bamboo, Plum Blossom, and Pine Trees, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 16th century

Background imageTiered Collection: Tiered Centerpiece, Italy, 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Tiered Centerpiece, Italy, 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Tiered Centerpiece, Italy, 19th century

Background imageTiered Collection: Stepped Beaker, A. D. 1000 / 1532. Creator: Unknown

Stepped Beaker, A. D. 1000 / 1532. Creator: Unknown
Stepped Beaker, A.D. 1000/1532

Background imageTiered Collection: Pair of Beakers, A. D. 1450 / 1532. Creator: Unknown

Pair of Beakers, A. D. 1450 / 1532. Creator: Unknown
Pair of Beakers, A.D. 1450/1532

Background imageTiered Collection: Jar Depicting Mating Rats, 100 B. C. / A. D. 500. Creator: Unknown

Jar Depicting Mating Rats, 100 B. C. / A. D. 500. Creator: Unknown
Jar Depicting Mating Rats, 100 B.C./A.D. 500

Background imageTiered Collection: A Pagoda near Chao-Chowfu, c. 1868. Creator: John Thomson

A Pagoda near Chao-Chowfu, c. 1868. Creator: John Thomson
A Pagoda near Chao-Chowfu, c. 1868. A work made of collotype, pl. vii from the album " illustrations of china and its people, volume ii" (1873)

Background imageTiered Collection: Versailles, Grand Triannon (Buffet par Mansard), 1902. Creator: Eugene Atget

Versailles, Grand Triannon (Buffet par Mansard), 1902. Creator: Eugene Atget
Versailles, Grand Triannon (Buffet par Mansard), 1902. A work made of albumen print

Background imageTiered Collection: Versailles, Le Parc, 1904. Creator: Eugene Atget

Versailles, Le Parc, 1904. Creator: Eugene Atget
Versailles, Le Parc, 1904. A work made of albumen print

Background imageTiered Collection: Versailles, Grand Trianon (Le Parc), 1905. Creator: Eugene Atget

Versailles, Grand Trianon (Le Parc), 1905. Creator: Eugene Atget
Versailles, Grand Trianon (Le Parc), 1905. A work made of albumen print




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"Discovering the Beauty of Tiered Architecture Across Continents" From the grandeur of London School of Economics in London, England to the enchanting Small theatre of Ancient Epidaurus in Greece's Peloponnese region, tiered structures have captivated us throughout history. In Kyoto, Japan, Kinkaku-ji Temple stands as a testament to architectural brilliance with its shimmering golden pavilion. Meanwhile, Princess Margaret's royal wedding cake showcased intricate tiers that symbolized opulence and tradition. Closer to home, Dan Everard and Dollis Brook celebrated their union with a tiered wedding cake that represented love and commitment. On the Isle of Man, Tynwald Hill proudly displays its layered structure as a symbol of democracy and governance. Venturing further eastward brings us to Beijing's Forbidden City where we marvel at its majestic tiers from Jingshan Park. The 1947 Royal Wedding also featured an exquisite tiered cake that delighted guests with its elegance. Across Asia in Busan, South Korea's Yongdusan Park stands the Citizens Bell Pavilion - a striking example of Asian architecture characterized by multiple tiers. In Seville, Spain's Museo Naval houses Torre del Oro or Gold Tower which showcases stunning layers reminiscent of Andalusian heritage. Finally, Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China presents spectacular ice sculptures crafted into mesmerizing tiered formations that leave visitors awestruck. And for those seeking refined indulgence like Le 5 O'clock tea service offers delightful treats served on elegant tiered trays. Whether it be for cultural significance or sheer aesthetic appeal, these tiered structures across continents remind us of humanity's creativity and ability to build wonders that stand the test of time.