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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

The name Lancelot Capability Brown has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden: between 1751 and 1783 his consultancy handled over 170...

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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown (1716-83) has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the 'capabilities' of a particular terrain within an hour on horseback. Rising to the position of Master Gardener to George III, his trademark features included bald lawns, clumped trees, lakes and enclosing belts of woodland on the estate's perimeter, setting a park formula that lasted well into the next century. Laura Mayer

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Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

The name Lancelot `Capability` Brown has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden: between 1751 and 1783 his consultancy handled over 170 major commissions. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the `capabilities` of a particular terrain within an hour on horseback. Rising to the position of Master Gardener to George III, his trademark features included bald lawns, clumped trees, lakes and enclosing belts of woodland on the estate`s perimeter. With this standard

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Stanfords
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