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The White House, c.1769

Engraving depicting the White House at Kew, with grazing sheep on the right and groups of figures walking in the foreground. In the bottom right corne

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The White House, c.1769
Image number
HRP5245699
Title
The White House, c.1769
Artist
S. P. (fl.c.1769)
Location
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, UK
Date
1769 AD (C18th AD)
Description
Engraving depicting the White House at Kew, with grazing sheep on the right and groups of figures walking in the foreground. In the bottom right corner of the print a couple – identifiable as Princess Augusta and the Earl of Bute – embrace on a bench. Engraved for the Oxford Magazine (December 1769) The White House, known in the 18th century as Kew Palace, was built for Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-51) from 1731 to a design by William Kent (1685-1748). It had splendid Roman-inspired interiors and a double-height hall. It was demolished in 1802 Engraver: S P
Photo credit
Photo © Historic Royal Palaces / Bridgeman Images
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