The Temperate House - Kew Gardens. This is the largest surviving Victorian glasshouse in the world (b. 1859). It's also the final resting place for many plants which have outgrown their initial berth. The Chilean Wine Palm is 18 metres tall, & was raised from a seed 20 years before the Temperate House was built. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, TW9. Nearest Tube: Kew Gardens.
Reclaimed Victorian era floorboards and funky box lights give this kitchen an edgy style. The mixed materials combined with hand-painted tulipwood cabinetry, glass cantilevered breakfast bar and slick contemporary Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances results in a well-heeled contemporary style kitchen. Bovingdon range kitchen by Cue & Co of London hand-painted in Farrow & Ball Hague Blue and Strong White paint. Made in Parsons Green, London. cueandco.com utopiamag.co.uk #modernbritish #kitchen
Dress, ca. 1880-90, dark wine-coloured velvet. Long-waisted bodice laced down front with high collar and red satin facing. Skirt has large bustle and pleats at side, both heavily decorated with red glass beads and bugles.