Throughout his life Thomas Jefferson was continually putting his house Monticello up or pushing it down as his knowledge and experience of life and architecture expanded.
Shows by the Royal Collection Trust are to coin a Georgian phrase a great gaze and in 2014 go from costume to comic art, poets, photographs & people to painting
Eighteenth century English gentlemen believed the character of the master of a house can be judged by the manner in which it is arranged decorated and furnished
The eighteenth century in England would become an era of triumph for the contrived and well-laid out park. As it progressed, gardens began to shed their unnatural forms and walls were pulled down to allow gardens to merge with the park, which in turn was landscaped to create a perfect…
The late 18th and early 19th century in England, Europe and America was a period of romantics and revolutionaries, politics, poetry, passion and enlightenment