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Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 8

The Temperate House- plan no 8
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 8A

The Temperate House- plan no 8A
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House, plan no 10

The Temperate House, plan no 10
The Temperate House- elevation showing principal entrances

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 11

The Temperate House- plan no 11
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 12

The Temperate House- plan no 12
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 13

The Temperate House- plan no 13
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 14

The Temperate House- plan no 14
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 15

The Temperate House- plan no 15
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 16

The Temperate House- plan no 16
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 17

The Temperate House- plan no 17
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 18

The Temperate House- plan no 18
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 19

The Temperate House- plan no 19
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 20

The Temperate House- plan no 20
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- plan no 21

The Temperate House- plan no 21
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: Plan of the Palm House

Plan of the Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- Basement plan of Octagon Building

The Temperate House- Basement plan of Octagon Building
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Basement plan of Octagon Building showing two boilers to warm one wing and Octagon Building

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House

New wings to Temperate House
Plan of the wings of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- Ground plan of Octagon Building, 1860

The Temperate House- Ground plan of Octagon Building, 1860
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, showing proposed warming apparatus, 1860

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House- Iron rafters

The Temperate House- Iron rafters
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Sections full size of rolled iron rafters to upper roof of centre building

Background imageHistory Collection: Block plan of proposed Temperate House, 1859

Block plan of proposed Temperate House, 1859
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1859

Background imageHistory Collection: Earth beds and paths

Earth beds and paths
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Plan showing proposed arrangement of earth beds and paths, Centre House

Background imageHistory Collection: Rain-water tanks under terrace, 1860

Rain-water tanks under terrace, 1860
Plan of rainwater tanks under terrace, 1860

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House plan, 1861

The Temperate House plan, 1861
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1861

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House

The Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House, 1861

The Temperate House, 1861
Illustration of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic gardens, Kew from the journal The Builder, 1861

Background imageHistory Collection: Kew Temperate House

Kew Temperate House
Illustration of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: Plan of the Temperate House- smoke stacks, 1912

Plan of the Temperate House- smoke stacks, 1912
Plan of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, detailing new smoke stacks for boilers, H.M Office of works, Westminister, January 12th, 1912

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 10

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 10
Plan of the wings of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 11

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 11
Plan of the wings of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 8

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 8
Plan of the wings to the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 7

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 7
Plan of the wings to the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 4

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 4
Plan of the wings to the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 6

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 6
Plan of the wings to the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 1

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 1
Plan of the wings to the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: New wings to Temperate House- plan no 2

New wings to Temperate House- plan no 2
Plan of the wings of the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: The Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1867

The Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1867
Newspaper article by The Illustrated London News, 11th May, 1867, describing the Temperate House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageHistory Collection: Artocarpus altilis

Artocarpus altilis
Watercolour of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) collection of Miss Janet Hutton, 1894. Includes cross section of the plants fruit

Background imageHistory Collection: Robert Fortune

Robert Fortune (1812-1880) born in Berwickshire, Scotland, was a botanist and plant-hunter best known for smuggling tea plants out of China at the behest of the East India Company

Background imageHistory Collection: Stella Ross Craig, botanical artist

Stella Ross Craig, botanical artist
Stella Ross-Craig, born in 1906, received an early induction into plant life from her father, a botanist, who taught his young daughter to identify wild flowers

Background imageHistory Collection: The Tea House, Kew Gardens

The Tea House, Kew Gardens, which opened in 1888, seen here before it was burned down by members of the womens suffrage movement as part of their campaign

Background imageHistory Collection: Henry Ridley and rubber tree, Singapore

Henry Ridley and rubber tree, Singapore
Extension of original cutting on an old Para rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis - Henry Ridley ( Rubber Ridley ) and rubber tree, tapped for latex

Background imageHistory Collection: Wardian Case

Wardian Case
The Wardian case is a portable airtight, glass-lined greenhouse that was developed by Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (1791-1868) for the transportation of plants

Background imageHistory Collection: Victoria Gate

Victoria Gate

Background imageHistory Collection: Victoria Gate

Victoria Gate

Background imageHistory Collection: The Mosque

The Mosque
Illustration from Sir William Chambers 1763 publication, Plans, elevations, sections, and perspective views of the gardens and buildings at Kew in Surry

Background imageHistory Collection: Portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)

Portrait of Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865)
Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865). Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1841-1865. Photographic print on paper

Background imageHistory Collection: Portrait of Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1843-1928)

Portrait of Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1843-1928)
Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1885-1905. Photographic print on paper

Background imageHistory Collection: Plan of the Palm House

Plan of the Palm House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew




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