TQ1876 : The Pond, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew

taken 5 months ago, near to Kew, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

The Pond, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
The Pond, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew
Looking south across the pond in front of the Palm House. On the left of centre, there is a statue, adapted for use as a fountain, of Hercules wrestling with a snake (Achelous), the left hand holding the snake, the other raised holding an object (not a seagull, as here) and preparing to strike. Its convoluted history is in more detail here: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 November, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1879 7697 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.7534N 0:17.4483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1879 7704
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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