[ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW]
[View of the Palace from the Lawn in the Royal Gardens at Kew]
[Great Britain: 18th century]. Pen-and-ink and watercolour, on laid paper, inscribed in the upper left corner "Kew Palace to face p. 112." Sheet size: 7 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches. Tipped to a larger 18th century sheet.
Early watercolour of His Royal Highness' House at Kew.
Along the left side of the image are two potted trees, awaiting planting. This building, referred to as the White House after it was re-modelled and re-surfaced with white stucco by architect William Kent in 1731, was demolished in 1802.