Elizabeth Kent’s Collaborators

  title={Elizabeth Kent’s Collaborators},
  author={Daisy Hay},
  pages={272 - 281}
  • D. Hay
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Art
  • Romanticism
In 1823 Taylor and Hessey published an innocuous handbook for the suburban gardener. The author of Flora Domestica, they announced in a puff piece in the London Magazine, ‘has devoted much time, and talent, to the subject on which his heart is set’. ‘We have no doubt’, their reviewer noted, ‘that our readers will rise from the perusal of it quite satisfied’ (London Magazine, 147). In the Preface to Flora Domestica, its unnamed author was equally understated about the purpose of her volume, and… 
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