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American roots at Painshill Park : a guide to the exhibition and associated plantings in the park.

Cobham, Surrey : Painshill Park, [approximately 2006?]
Physical Description:
27 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Reference Library
V 2626
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Cover title.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 26-27).
"Welcome to our exhibition, which tells the story of the eighteenth century craze for new and exciting plants ('exotics') from outside the British Isles (particularly North America) and underlines the importance of Painshill Park in the development of the English Landscape Movement"--page 1.
Subject Terms:
Botanical gardens -- England -- Surrey -- History -- Guidebooks.
Historic gardens -- England -- Surrey -- Guidebooks.
Painshill Park (England) -- History -- Guidebooks.
Painshill Park Trust.

  • Introduction
  • New plant introductions
  • Transport
  • 18th century cultivation techniques
  • Displaying the plants
  • Out into the park & into the future
  • The plants in Hamilton's vision
  • Sources and acknowledgements.