National Geographic : 1950 Apr
O National Geographic Society " First with Pencil, Then with Needle, Embroidery Students Copy Nature Kew is a favored spot for London artists. These young women from the Royal School of Needlework sketch the Gardens' heaths as patterns for their designs. They work near King William's Temple, a structure built in 1837, the year of William IV's death. Kodachromes by B. Anthony Stewart 4' An Apprentice Gardener Beds Tulips Among Dark Red Wallflowers Kew conducts a training school for horticulturists. Hundreds of its graduates beautify estates the world over, some in the United States. These tulips are of the General de Wet variety. In the background, a weeping cherry stands near the Pond.