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© Royal Collection Trust | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Old Kew Palace c. 1819

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Description

A watercolour of Old Kew Palace from across the river Thames. In the foreground a party of people either embark or disembark from a small boat. A new ‘Gothic’ palace at Kew was designed for George III by James Wyatt and begun in 1802. It remained unfinished and was demolished in 1828. Rowlandson made two watercolours of the palace from across the Thames.

Descriptive Medium: 'Pen and ink with watercolour over pencil', 'penwork, watercolour painting'

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Location

Kew Palace, London, England

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