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Design for a folly: perspective view

RIBA20999
NOTES: This design has been attributed to Richard Charles Hussey (1802-1887) on the grounds of style.

Sketch design for a domed temple with Doric portico

RIBA21096
NOTES: This design is by an unidentified 18th century English architect.

Design for a bookplate for Mary Fenwick, featuring a colonnaded bridge or folly in the Classical style

RIBA21171
Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944)
NOTES: This bookplate was designed by Lutyens and etched by Walcot.

Design for the Lansdown Tower, Bath, for William Beckford: perspective of the library

RIBA21389
Goodridge, Henry Edmund (1797-1864)
NOTES: Lansdown Tower was built on a strip of land leading up to William Beckford's house in Bath.

Design for a folly

RIBA21985
Smith, J. A. (fl. 1807)

Design for a folly

RIBA21986
Smith, J. A. (fl. 1807)

The revolving Temple of Concord erected in Green Park, London

RIBA23333
SOURCE: Richard Brown. Principles of practical perspective (London, 1835), Part 1, frontispiece A [pl. 25] NOTES: The edifice was erected for a firework display during a grand fete for the Allied Sovereigns visiting London for the peace celebrations of 1814.

Cirencester Park, Gloucestershire: the Octagon

RIBA25741
Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl Bathurst (1684-1775)
NOTES: Cirencester Park, part of the Bathurst Estate, was designed and planted by Allen Bathurst from 1711 with assistance from Alexander Pope.

The Ruined Arch, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

RIBA25770
Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)

Painshill Park, Cobham, Surrey: the Watch Tower

RIBA25827
Hamilton, Charles (1704-1786)
NOTES: Laid out picturesquely by the Hon. Charles Hamilton, 9th son of the 6th Earl of Abercorn, between 1738 and 1773, Painshill is an exemplar of the English landscape park.
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