Kew Gardens: A Controversial Georgian Landscape

Kew Gardens: A Controversial Georgian Landscape

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116 pp., 60 ILLUSTRATIONS: Catherine Aldred, Chris Broughton, Howard Eaglestone (plus Cover, left), Andrew Naylor. TEXTS:
~ Patrick Eyres. Introduction.
~ Richard Quaintance. Kew Gardens, 1731-1778: can we look at both sides now?
~ Patrick Eyres. Kew and Stowe, 1757-1777: the polarised agendas of Royal and Whig iconographies.
~ Patrick Eyres. Appendix I. Kew and Stowe: late Georgian re-designation of the temples’ iconographies.
~ Andrew Naylor. Appendix II. Georgian sculpture at Kew: nothing is quite what it seems.

Description

NAJ 51/52 (2001). The royal and Tory iconography of the Dowager Princess Augusta, the Earl of Bute and William Chambers compared with the opposition agenda of Earl Temple and Thomas Hollis’ contemporary Whig symbolism in the Grecian Valley at Stowe.