A Celebration Of Humphrey Repton – Part 1

Lecture date: 2003-11-22

A Garden History Society conference on landscape designer Humphry Repton. A series of commissions led Repton to publish a book of Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening in 1795. Like his later books this drew upon the Red Books he had produced for clients which laid out recommendations for their estates using his ingenious ‘before and after’ sketches.

Introduction – David Jacques (Director, AA Garden Conservation programme) & Mohsen Mostafavi (Chair, AA)

Derek Adlam (Curator of the Portland Collection, Welbeck Abbey)

André Rogger (Lecturer in History of Art at the Academy of Art and Design, Lucerne)

Hazel Fryer (Landscape architect, former Chair of Association of Gardens Trust)

Moderated by Dominic Cole (Chair, Garden History Society)


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