This section of the site gives you access to Victorian people’s photos of their landscape and garden – from formal topiaries to wild gardens.

  • A flower seller on the streets of London
  • The temperate house, Kew Gardens
  • The Palm House, Kew Gardens
  • A raised pond in Kew Gardens
  • Springfield Park, Clapton, a good example of a public park.
  • The pergola at Sandringham gardens
  • The Queen’s Dairy, Sandringham – a very formal topiary
  • Bishop’s Park and parish church -more formal public spaces.
  • Shady walk, Hadley’s Wood
  • Putney Heath
  • The fountain in Regent’s Park, London
  • A quiet nook in Regent’s Park
  • The entrance to Regent’s Park from Marylebone Road
  • Hyde Park, where one went to socialise and ‘be seen’.
  • The bridge and water feature at Battersea Park, London
  • An island garden on Tooting Bec Common
  • Lloyd Park in Walthamstow
  • The Terrace, Lloyd’s Park, Walthamstow
  • The lake, Lloyd’s Park, Walthamstow – the idyllic, romantic Victorian ideal.
  • A wild corner of Walthamstow Park
  • The Terrace Gardens in Richmond
  • The flower walk in Kensington Gardens – note again the railings.