Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

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Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

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This delightful book is based around sixty years of Edward Bawden’s delightful illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew Gardens.

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SKU: 9781851777792

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This delightful book is based around sixty years of Edward Bawden’s delightful illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew Gardens. It presents a light-hearted social history of Kew, peopled with the many Hanoverian Kings, Queens and Princes who resided there, as well as courtiers such as the 3rd Earl of Bute, Joseph Banks, Fulke Greville and their protegés including William Chambers, William Aiton, Fanny Burney and Sir William Hooker. Alongside Bawden’s posters and linocut, the book illustrated with the contemporary caricatures of Rowlandson and Gilray as well as early botanical illustrations by Franz Bauer and others.


Authors: Peyton Skipwith and Brian Webb
ISBN: 9781851777792
Format: Hardback, 229 x 148 mm
Pages: 112 pp


About the authors
Peyton Skipwith
is an independent fine art consultant and Brian Webb is a designer and lecturer. They are the authors of Edward Bawden’s London (V&A 2011), and numerous other publications on British design including titles featuring the work of Eric Ravilious, Paul and John Nash, David Gentleman, Peter Blake and the Curwen Press.

Additional Info

Additional Info

  1. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew brought vividly to life
  2. Will appeal to aficionados of twentieth-century art and design

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