The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

300 Frequently Asked Questions about Capability Brown, and a further 200 about Humphry Repton

Category: Imitation

1832: was Repton influenced?

Oofy here: Editorial: Under the influence. More like. Ha-ha. Funny eh?

A gloss from the Type-Setter. Our editor refers here to the familiar slur on Humphry Repton that he was more a follower of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown than an initiator and it is in those terms that I pass his comments on to the Professor.

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27: How could Brown be mistaken for nature?

Dr A from Swadlincote wonders if I can help him with a public lecture that he is about to give, on the theme ‘ genetic modification, good or bad?’

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