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View of trees and fields in the grounds of Langley Park, Beckenham, London, following proposed alterations: perspective showing an ornamental lake, bridge and garden temple

RIBA Ref No RIBA3077-37
Architect/DesignerRepton, Humphry (1752-1818)
Artist/PhotographerRepton, Humphry (1752-1818)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1790
Image Date1790
ViewTopographical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSKB246/1 f8
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectCountry houses ; Gardens ; Landscape ; Garden buildings ; Parks ; Bridges ; Lakes
NOTES: This sketch is one of a number from Humphrey Repton's 'Red Book' for Langley Park, Beckenham, London, one of the seats of Sir Peter Burrell (1790). Repton would produce a Red Book for each of his proposed landscape schemes. These bound volumes of essays and watercolours served as persuasive marketing tools for his work and included both 'before' and 'after' views of the development sites utilising overlaid paper flaps to indicate Repton's suggested improvements.
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