Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

    SubTitle

    A Research Report Impact Review Prepared for English Heritage by the Landscape Group, University of East Anglia
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        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        15 Sep 2013
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        9999056

        Main Summary

          2016 marks the 300th anniversary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown with a national Capability Brown 300 celebration and festival.

          This report attempts to highlight and understand the work of Brown and his legacy and stimulates a wider discussion about future research needs and opportunities.

          It contains a bibliographic list of works of Lancelot Brown and a full Gazetteer of Brown’s sites.

          Additional Information

          Series

          Research Reports

          Author

          Jon Gregory
          Tom Williamson
          Sarah Spooner

          Publishing Status

          Active

          Size

          210mm

          Number of Illustrations

          10

          Number of Pages

          91

          ISBN

          9781848023550

          Contents

            Introduction

            The Reputation of Brown

            Attributions: defining Brown’s corpus

            Brown’s Career and Business

            Brown’s Style

            Origins and Originality

            The Meaning of the Landscape Style

            Economics and Land Use

            Site Research, Fieldwork and Restoration

            Summary and Conclusions

            Bibliographic Works on Lancelot Brown

            Appendix 1 – Gazetteer of Brown Sites

            Notes

            Map 1 – Distribution of Sites

            Reviews