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Red Castle and the Alpine bridge, from "A Description of Hawkstone, the Seat of Sir John Hill," Shrewsbury 1822

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The garden is an arena in which the tensions between artifice and nature, order and wilderness are exercised. Each age establishes what it feels to be the most satisfying compromise between these two extremes, and each age gives a different stress to one or the other. England in the eighteenth century offers a remarkable example of a full pendulum swing from gardens of highly formal design –...
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Related print edition pages: pp.323-326
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00122.044

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