Royal Gardens

Royal Gardens

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With glorious color photographs, paintings, prints, and original designs, noted historian and author Sir Roy Strong presents Britain's royal gardens of today and yesterday--magnificent designs that reflect the personalities of the kings, queens, princes and princesses who have been and are passionately involved in their gardens.Gardens of this kind were meant to be viewed by a set route, ensuring that the visitor savoured to the full each carefully ... Its importance is reflected in the painter Hogartha#39;s choice of it as a setting for a projected royal family group in which George ... straight and wiggly paths which stretched as far as the present Azalea Garden and Rhododendron Dell in Kew Gardens. ... At the end of one long vista the visitor would see the Queena#39;s Pavilion built by Kent, which had a handsome marbleanbsp;...

Title:Royal Gardens
Author:Roy C. Strong
Publisher:Atria Books - 1992


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