Tudor Gardens at Hamilton Gardens
Sculptures were commissioned by Hamilton Gardens to decorate the Tudor Gardens with Heraldic Figures. Eight themes were chosen and the design process started. Once designs were approved the sculpting commenced. As per Tudor custom, these sculptures that would have been wooden carved were painted afterwards by another contractor. In the case of the Hamilton Gardens Tudor figures, they are bronze cast and painted to resemble the effect with a much more durable material of construction.
The figures were chosen from the Tudor period and include Bottom from “a Midsummer night’s dream” by William Shakespeare. The shields are decorated by the family crests of the sponsors of the pieces.
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