Edinburgh Squares Issue
The Proceedings of the Edinburgh Gardens and Squares Conference: The Scottish Enlightenment as Manifested in the Gardens and Squares of Edinburgh’s New Town
Papers from our our very successful and well received Edinburgh Conference, held on Friday 26 September 2014, are now available as a free download on our website. Edited as usual by Barbara Simms and Cris Ratti, they are presented as a ‘virtual’ issue of Garden History 43: supplement 1, Spring 2015.
The cover of this issue shows: The newly constructed St Bernard’s Well from the west, shown in a watercolour (c.1790) by Hugh William ‘Grecian’ Williams. Courtesy: private collection.
Nearly all the papers presented at the Conference are included, listed below, and can be downloaded, in pdf editions, by clicking on the appropriate article title.
Barbara Simms Editorial
Kristina Taylor the Opening Address
Edinburgh’s Arcadia: Past, Present and Future
Brian M. Evans
St Andrew Square: shaping a place
Reinstating John Nash’s picturesque vision at Regent’s Park, London
Rethinking Green Spaces: what’s happening to our Public Parks?
Krzysztof Jan Chuchra
International Practice: what’s everyone else doing?
To obtain copies, in the usual paper format, at £18+p&p, contact our printers: 01787 249 286 or by email.
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