Kew Gardens by Papendiek

Founded in 1759, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is installed on the outskirts of Richmond, in a 120-hectare park. It includes a collection of plants from around the world (30,000 species), the largest known herbarium (more than 7 million species), a research center. It appears in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. 24 of the works of George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835) were engraved by Charles Hullmandel (1789-1850) and published in 1830.

Fundado em 1759, encontra-se instalado (Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew) nos arredores de Richmond num parque de 120 hectares. Compreende: coleção de plantas de todo o mundo (30 mil espécies), o maior herbário conhecido (mais de 7 milhões de espécies), centro de pesquizas. Surge na lista do Património Mundial da Unesco. Das obras de George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835) 24 foram gravadas por Charles Hullmandel (1789-1850) e publicadas em 1830.

George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835)-'South front, Old Palace'-engraving on stone-plate 2

George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835)-'temple of Victory'-engraving on stone-plate 19

George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835)-'temple of Bellona'-engraving on stone-plate 24

George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835)-'Chinese temple'-engraving on stone-plate 13

George Ernest Papendiek (1788-1835)-'temple of Pan'-engraving on stone-plate 12

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