The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Jean Baptiste Louis Georges Seroux d'Agincourt to Mary Hamilton

Seroux d'Agincourt, Jean Baptiste Louis Georges

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Verse by [Jean Baptiste Louis Georges Seroux] d’Agincourt, 'A La Jardiniere de Kew' [At Kew Gardens]. Referred to in HAM/1/7/1/6, it was written by Seroux d’Agincourt for the Queen for the birth of her child in memory of his conversation had with her about Kew Gardens. The piece is full of images evoking a rich garden full of exotic flowers and the joy that the Queen finds in this, making her ‘heureuse comme une Bergère’ [‘happy as a shepherdess’].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Original reference No. 9.</p>

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