• PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

    2 years ago - By It's About Time

    Johann Zoffany (1733-1810) George Fitzgerald with His Sons George and Charles 1764. George Fitzgerald is seated wearing a blue coat & gold-edged red waistcoat, his 2 sons wearing brown coats & breeches, one flying a kite, a sculpture of the infant Hercules & the Serpent on a plinth to the left, a landscape beyond. There is a mention of kite flying in Greek literature in 14C BC. In 1295, European explorer Marco Polo documented the construction of kites & how to fly them. By the 16C, the popularity of kites grew enormously as literature publicized kites as children's toys. As the 18C...
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