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The Hermitage in Kensington Gardens

The Hermitage in Kensington Gardens

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1785

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVIII

Item number: 10-k

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Kensington Palace was built for William III and Queen Mary during the 1690s as an alternative to the old royal palace of Whitehall. It also had attractive gardens bordering onto Hyde Park, with fashionable features such as this hermitage to enhance the picturesque landscape.

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