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Umbrella'd seat 'after the Indian Manner'

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Over, Charles (b. 1734?)
SOURCE: Charles Over, Ornamental architecture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste (London, 1758), pl. 8

Designs for garden benches, chairs, tables and planters

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Grohmann, Johann Gottfried (1763-1805)
SOURCE: Johann Gottfried Grohmann. Recueil de dessins d'une execution peu dispendieuse (Venice, 1805), pl. 35

Designs for Gothick greenhouse, bench and railings

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Pain, William (fl. 1758-1794)
SOURCE: William Pain. The builder's companion, and workman's general assistant (London, 1769), p. 89

Designs for garden chairs or benches

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Robertson, William (1770-1850)
SOURCE: William Robertson. Designs in architecture, for garden chairs, small gates for villas, park entrances, aviarys, temples, boat houses, mausoleums, and bridges (London, 1800), pl. 1 NOTES: Some of the plates are dated 1820. This is because this copy of the book is a later reprint of the original volume. The plates dated 1800 are probably the ones that were reprinted unaltered.

Design for a garden seat and bath with dressing room

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Robertson, William (1770-1850)
SOURCE: William Robertson. Designs in architecture, for garden chairs, small gates for villas, park entrances, aviarys, temples, boat houses, mausoleums, and bridges (London, 1800), pl. 14 NOTES: This plate is actually dated 1820. This is because this copy of the book is a later reprint of the original volume. The plates dated 1800 are probably the ones that were reprinted unaltered.

Design for a garden seat and wall

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Castings, Arthur (d. 1913)
NOTES: This unidentified scheme could possibly be for Minley Manor (Hampshire) where Castings continued George Devey's work on the estate. The drawing must date after 1886 as Castings set up his offices in Lincoln's Inn Fields following Devey's death in that year.

Cirencester Park, Gloucestershire: Pope's Seat

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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.

Temple of British Worthies, Elysian Fields, Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Kent, William (1685?-1748)
NOTES: The monument is an exedra, an outdoor seat, that contains niches for sixteen busts by Rysbrack and Scheemakers, and a central oval niche for the head of Mercury.

Stockholm City Hall (Stadshuset), Kungsholmen, Stockholm: the wall fountain in the garden

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Ostberg, Ragnar (1866-1945)
NOTES: This is considered one of the foremost examples of the Swedish National Romantic style.

Studio at Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire: close-up of the south-west elevation

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Fry Drew & Partners
NOTES: This studio addition to a farmhouse was built for the designer Ashley Havinden.
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