George III is often remembered as the “mad king” or the “king who lost America”.He was incredibly well educated and had developed a passion for arts, music and sciences. An active patron of artists and scientists but he was also an enthused practitioner. He was particularly keen on architecture and employed William Chambers to teach him architectural practice and to design exotic buildings for the gardens at Kew including, most famously, the pagoda which still stands today.
▶ Pharrell Williams - Happy [WE ARE FROM HANNOVER] -on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain
1840 early photo of Queen Victoria Daguerreotype and calotype, the earliest forms of photography, had debuted just a year earlier. This 1840 photograph of Queen Victoria shows her wearing a dress with an elaborate bodice and flounced skirt.