The story begins in the 1840s with our earliest photographs daguerreotypes which are of the palm house being built we look at the building projects under the hookers and how they formed kew victorian kews imperial inks drawing on images of plant products and other botanic gardens around the world and life in the field for plant hunters. The story of kew gardens in photographs covers the period from 1844 to the 1970s ending as another advance color photography was taking hold featuring many rarely seen photographs the collection provides a fascinating look at the botanical and social history of the gardens. The story of kew gardens in photographs more views this is the fascinating story of kew gardens told through over two hundred and fifty beautiful black and white photographs many previously unpublished sourced from kews archives. The story of kew gardens in photographs brings together two hundred and fifty of those photographs to tell the tale of these magnificent gardens reviews user contributed reviews tags add tags for the story of kew gardens in photographs all . Joseph hooker was a great plant hunter he helped shape the royal botanic gardens kew into the botanical heart of the british empire in 1865 joseph hooker became the gardens director
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