Tag Archives: Capability Brown

Claude glass and romanticising the landscape

(Or how to make your own 17th Century selfie app) There’s a new art installation at Wimpole Hall celebrating the tercentenary of Capability Brown’s birth this year. It takes the form of a series of large-scale easels marching across the … Continue reading

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Through mud and water to a Gothic Tower

Yesterday we left the younger generation in their beds to take our traditional New Year’s Day walk around Wimpole Park and up to the Folly. The previous night’s heavy rain ensured that it was a muddy affair from start to … Continue reading

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