A view of the palace at Kew from the lawn


This King's Topographical Collection view after Joshua Kirby shows Kew Palace from the lawn. Kirby was King George III’s perspective teacher from 1756 to 1761. The view was published as plate 36 in the architect Sir William Chambers’ (1723-96) Plans, Elevations, Sections and Perspective Views of the Gardens and Buildings at Kew: a publication celebrating Chambers’ extensive redevelopment of the gardens of Kew Palace (1757-63). Kirby was Joint Clerk of the Works on Chambers’ project.

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A view of the Palace at Kew from the Lawn
1763, London
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Joshua Kirby, William Woollett
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