Images of Kew Gardens, London., England.

Royal Botanic Gardens--page 4 of 5 pages (in chronological order)






Works represented include the following
Chokushi-Mon, 1910
Japanese Landscape
King William's Temple (Sir Jeffry Wyatville, 1837)
Pagoda (Chambers, 1761)
Palm House--exterior ; Palm House--interior (Decimus Burton, 1844-48)
Ruined Arch (Chambers, 1759)
Temple of Bellona (Chambers, 1760)
Temperate House (Decimus Burton, 1862-98)

Temperate House

Decimus Burton, in collaboration with ironfounder Richard Turner
1862-98
Larger than the Palm House, designed about 15 years earlier, this glass house has a pitched roof and is less open and airy.
 
 

Monumental entrance

The heavey piers have statues crowning them at the entrance and large urns along the front.


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